De Blasio Signs $20M Spending Bill For Security Guards At Private, Religious SchoolsThe City Council voted 43 to 4 last month to reimburse non-public schools with at least 300 students for expenses to hire unarmed security guards.
Activists Outraged By Video Of Run-In Between Security Guards, Teen At Kings Plaza MallA violent confrontation between a teenager and security guards at the Kings Plaza Shopping Center in Brooklyn was caught on video, and community activists were outraged.
Sleeping Guards At JFK Raise Major Red Flags About SecurityIn March, a private security guard employed by the company, FJC Security, was spotted fast asleep. The company is paid hundreds of millions of dollars by the Port Authority to help protect sensitive sites such as JFK.
MSG Security Guards Win $1.3M SettlementThe guards filed a lawsuit in Manhattan federal court in 2009, saying the garden should have paid them time and a half under federal and state laws.