Hired Guns

Number 26569
Subject Guns
Source CNN
State
Year 2014
Publication Date Dec. 9 - 10
Summary Across the United States, there is a group of men and women who are given weapons and the imprimatur of law enforcement but who face almost no scrutiny: armed security guards. Until a CNN/The Center for Investigative Reporting investigation into the burgeoning industry, little was known about how haphazard and weak America’s standards were for training and regulating armed security guards. The result has left people dead and paralyzed, and families devastated.
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Keywords armed security guards; minimal oversight; guns; public safety; firearms training; broadcast
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