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The next Navy Yard: Your office?

Many experts say that the next 9/11 or Navy Yard attack isn't a matter of if, but when. So when something like that happens again, what if it is your town, your building, your office that is ground zero? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey asks: Are you ready to help yourself and your coworkers?

Tags: mike causey , Workforce ,

Monday - 09/23/2013, 02:00am EDT

Labor demands USPS reform electrical safety

The request marks OSHA's first-ever call for enterprisewide changes. The department reprimands the Postal Service, calling their handling of the problem "irresponsible." USPS says they are a safe workplace, but vows to improve.

Tags: Postal Service , OSHA , Labor , USPS , Facilities , management , M. Patricia Smith , David Michaels , Rachel Stevens

Wednesday - 07/07/2010, 05:03pm EDT

Pentagon update: What we know so far

The chief of the Pentagon police says the gunman who shot two Pentagon police officers was well armed and probably acted alone. He says John Patrick Bedell had two 9 millimeter semiautomatic weapons and several magazines of ammunition, and also had more ammunition in his car. Bedell was shot dead after grazing the officers.

Tags: Pentagon , Kristi King

Friday - 03/05/2010, 09:50am EST

Feds working through fear after Pentagon shooting

Despite increased animosity and even attack, federal employees want to get the mission accomplished. Things will calm down, but feds can take action now to protect themselves from further attack.

Tags: P&B , Colleen Kelley , federal employees , security , mike causey

Friday - 03/05/2010, 10:52am EST

Feds should be aware, not alarmed

Federal News Radio Senior Correspondent Mike Causey explains why feds should know what's going on, but don't panic.

Tags: P&B , mike causey

Friday - 03/05/2010, 10:50am EST

New standards for federal building security coming

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 , Federal Protective Service , GSA , David Wright , AFGE , building security , physical security , security

Wednesday - 03/17/2010, 07:12am EDT

CSIS explains the rise of domestic radicals

FIVE events during the fall of 2009 thrust concerns over "homegrown" terrorism—or extremist violence perpetrated by U.S. legal residents and citizens—into public view. A new CSIS report examines these five cases, situating them within the context of recent U.S. efforts to address domestic radicalization.

Tags: security , CSIS , DHS , Rick Nelson , IRS , Pentagon , mngt

Friday - 03/12/2010, 10:40am EST