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Greg Rinckey, Managing Partner, Tully Rinckey

Today is the one-year anniversary of the Navy Yard Shooting. Federal agencies are trying to reform the security clearance process to keep dangerous people out of your office. The Office of Personnel Management is has cancelled its contract with USIS, one of the companies responsible for doing background checks. Greg Rinckey is a managing partner at the law firm Tully Rinckey. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he said so far the security clearance reforms are just hollow achievements.

Tags: Greg Rinckey , Tully Rinckey , In Depth

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 04:14pm EDT
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Just a test: Anacostia-Bolling trains for active-shooter attack

The hallways of a building at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling echoed with the sounds of gunfire last month as part of a training exercise to help base law enforcement personnel prepare for an active-shooter event.

Tags: Anthony Calandra , Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling , training , workforce , Navy , Naval Installations Command , Timothy Trammell , Carlos Ansley , DoD , Michael OConnell

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 02:26pm EDT

Jon Adler, national president, Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association

The White House has a government-wide security plan to prevent another Navy Yard Shooting.

Tags: Jon Adler , InDepth , White House , security , Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association

Friday - 03/21/2014, 04:54pm EDT
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White House backs 13 recommendations to improve security clearance process

Six months after 34-year-old IT contractor Aaron Alexis opened fire at the Washington Navy Yard killing 12 people, concerns about missed red flags in his background and gaps in the security clearance process are now turning into action. The Obama administration released the findings of a interagency review of the federal security clearance process Tuesday. Among the 13 recommendations for shoring up the system are continuously evaluating clearance holders rather than relying on infrequent check-ups and improving investigators' access to state and local police records.

Tags: OPM , oversight , management , DoD , security clearances , Aaron Alexis , Beth Cobert , Katherine Archuleta

Tuesday - 03/18/2014, 04:28pm EDT

Pentagon reviews find Navy Yard shootings were preventable

Newly-released results of three parallel investigations into last September's Washington Navy Yard shootings point to serious gaps in the government's own security process. But the Navy's review finds the killings could have been prevented if the shooter's employer had disclosed troubling details about his recent behavior.

Tags: DoD , Navy , Aaron Alexis , security clearances , The Experts , Chuck Hagel , HP Enterprise Services , Paul Stockton , John Richardson , Jared Serbu

Tuesday - 03/18/2014, 04:13pm EDT
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Report: Pentagon must focus on insider threat

Tags: DoD , Navy , security clearances ,

Wednesday - 03/19/2014, 08:24am EDT

Family of Navy Yard shooting victim files lawsuit

The Florida family of a woman slain during the mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard is the first to file a lawsuit against the government and defense contractors, alleging that officials ignored red flags about the killer's deteriorating mental health.

Tags: Mary DeLorenzo Knight , Navy , Aaron Alexis

Wednesday - 12/04/2013, 06:50pm EST

Federal building security at risk due to lax training, oversight

A new report from the Government Accountability Office fueled a House subcommittee hearing that revealed security concerns regarding the training and certification of contract guards employed by the Federal Protective Service.

Tags: DoD , DHS , House , Aaron Alexis , GAO , Jeff Duncan , FPS , Eric Patterson , Mark Goldstein , Greg Marshall , security , Michael OConnell , House Homeland Security Committee

Wednesday - 10/30/2013, 02:33pm EDT
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