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Resource ID: #10931
Subject: Police
Source: ABC News 20/20
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Date: 3-11-94

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"20/20" determined that there is a rising concern that some "rent-a-cops" may pose more of a danger to the apartment complexes and schools they are hired to protect than the criminals they are hired to deter. "20/20" went undercover to find out just how difficult it was for someone with a violent criminal history go get a job as a security officer.The investigation revealed that numerous companies do not do background checks and that violent criminals do, indeed, get hired as guards, March 11, 1994.

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