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Search Tags: Federal Protective Service
A bill introduced last week in the Senate would hire more Federal Protective Service guards and increase resources for training.
Are changes coming to the federal protective service? We'll hear from Mississippi representative Bennie Thompson who says that change MUST happen, and soon.
While authorities say there is no intelligence to suggest an attack in D.C. is imminent, the Federal Protective Service conducted its "Operation Shield" drill on May 11 to keep its skills sharp and potential terrorists guessing.
Tags: Department of Homeland Security , Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Cen , Mark Cranfill , Mike Keegan , Operation Shield , terrorism , terrorist attack , Counter terrorism , Times Square , J.J. Green
My countdown of the three biggest news stories of the week, as chosen by experts on the Federal government
Tags: Federal News Countdown , Jonathan Breul , Debra Roth , Todd Platts , Comptroller General , Government Accountability Office , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , National Security Agency , transition , Fort Hood , Robert Gates , acquisition , Defense Department , DoD , Pentagon ,
Interagency Security Committee submitted a three-part standard to OMB for review. This new guidance would give agencies a standard approach to developing comprehensive security plans. But some lawmakers say the committee doesn't have enough authority and wants legislation to create minimum building security standards.
Tags: mngt , Stephen Lynch , Eleanor Holmes-Norton , Sue Armstrong , DHS , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , FPS , GSA , David Wright , AFGE , building security , physical security , workplace safety , security