Category Archives: Homeland Security

Coastal International Security, Inc.

Coastal International Security, Inc. B-411756,B-411756.2: Oct 19, 2015 Summary View Decision View Decision (PDF, 16 pages) Additional Materials: Full Report: View Decision (PDF, 16 pages) Contact: Ralph O. White (202) 512-8278 WhiteRO@gao.gov   Office of Public Affairs (202) 512-4800 youngc1@gao.gov Coastal International … Continue reading

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Deputizing Homeland Security

Deputizing Homeland Security

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Operation Partnership Trends and Practices in Law Enforcement and Private Security Collaborations, Executive Summary

Operation Partnership Trends and Practices in Law Enforcement and Private Security Collaborations, Executive Summary

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Guards and Immigration Detainees Describe Widespread Abuse at Krome Processing Center

Guards and Immigration Detainees Describe Widespread Abuse at Krome Processing Center By Trevor Bach Tuesday, August 18, 2015 | 2 days ago On October 1, 2013, more than 60 men in jumpsuits crowded into the austere cafeteria at the Krome … Continue reading

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Triple Canopy Wins $47.8M Federal Protective Services Contract

Triple Canopy Wins $47.8M Federal Protective Services Contract National News Agency Lebanon 4 August 2015 (GlobeNewswire) – Triple Canopy, Inc., a Constellis Group company and a leading provider of security and support services worldwide, has been awarded a $47.8 million … Continue reading

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Imprisoning undocumented immigrants isn’t ‘national security’ – it’s cruelty

Imprisoning undocumented immigrants isn’t ‘national security’ – it’s cruelty These detentions seem to be a repeat of the Japanese American internment camps – an ugly part of US history Innocent children and families are being detained just like Japanese Americans … Continue reading

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Study: Private contracts encourage federal immigrant detentions

Study: Private contracts encourage federal immigrant detentions Quotas create incentive for authorities to detain more immigrants than they would otherwise need to, report says June 11, 2015 6:30PM ET by Tom Kutsch @tomkutsch A system of local quotas for privately … Continue reading

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McCaskill, Portman Raise Oversight Concerns Over $90 Million in Equipment Contracts at U.S. Ports of Entry

United States Senate FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE APRIL 30, 2015 Contact: Sarah Feldman (McCaskill): 202-228-6263 Caitlin Conant (Portman): 202-224-5190 McCaskill, Portman Raise Oversight Concerns Over $90 Million in Equipment Contracts at U.S. Ports of Entry In letter to U.S. Customs and … Continue reading

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Military Contractors Hope To Turn Border Into New Cash Cow

Roque Planas Become a fan roque.planas@huffingtonpost.com Military Contractors Hope To Turn Border Into New Cash Cow Posted: 04/28/2015 2:29 pm EDT Updated: 04/28/2015 3:59 pm EDT PHOENIX — A two-foot metal snake with a tiny but powerful camera at the … Continue reading

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Documents allege Texas DPS spying on Mexico

Documents allege Texas DPS spying on Mexico Dylan Baddour | April 13, 2015 | Updated: April 13, 2015 6:00pm Internal documents from the Texas Department of Public Safety raise questions about the legality of privately-contracted border protection efforts, the Austin … Continue reading

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