Beefing up the security force

Tuesday - 9/21/2010, 7:30pm EDT

Max Cacas, Federal News Radio

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The agency responsible for providing security in thousands of Federal offices and courthouses across the country is about to get some attention from Capitol Hill. Four key members of the the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee have introduced legislation to reform and modernize the Federal Protective Service by providing funds to hire 500 more employees, and resolving the use of contract security personnel at some federal buildings. Earlier today, Federal News Radio's Max Cacas spoke to Connecticut Senator Joseph Lieberman, chairman of the Committee, about the F-P-S bill. You can hear this conversation by clicking the link above.