Daily Report – 6/9/17

Top Stories
Report: Law enforcement mishandled response to Fort Lauderdale airport shooting – The New York Times
Poor communication by the Broward Sheriff’s Office and the Broward County Aviation Department, along with other mistakes, following a deadly January shooting at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, led to mass chaos for the estimated 12,000 people trapped at the airport, according to the sheriff’s office’s draft report on the incident. (read more)
Federal, State and Municipal Security
City makes Wrigley security demands of the Cubs – for a change (Chicago) – Chicago Sun Times
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration demanded Thursday that the Cubs upgrade security around Wrigley Field in the wake of terrorist attacks in Europe that have intensified the team’s longstanding demand for game-day street closings. (read more)
 
State investigating U.S. Bank Stadium’s security company (Minneapolis) – Star Tribune
Monterrey Security, the Chicago company that protects U.S. Bank Stadium, is under investigation by a state board. (read more)
 
President Trump Picks Christopher Wray for FBI Director – Security Magazine
President Donald Trump announced that he will nominate Christopher Wray to serve as FBI Director. (read more)
 
Trump’s Budget Would Cut Anti-Terrorism Funding for Cities – Campus Safety
President Donald Trump became the third straight president to propose decreasing federal anti-terrorism grants to cities under a program formed after the Sept. 11 attacks. (read more)
 
Security cameras help neighbors feel safe along Independence Ave. in KCMO (Kansas City, Mo.) – KSHB.com
New security cameras installed along Independence Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri are proving to be helpful to police. (read more)
 
Saints’ security staff has been in touch with NFL about London protocols (London) – NOLA.com
New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton has paid close attention to the news in London the past few weeks. (read more)
 
Ohio prison increases security after three incidents in three days (Lucasville, Ohio) – WSAZ.com
An Ohio prison has implemented new security measures following three separate incidents of inmate-on-inmate assaults within just a few days. (read more)
 
Extra security added around TD Ameritrade Park for CWS (Omaha, Neb.) – 3NewsNow.com
The thousands of people catching a game at College World Series this year will notice an extra level of security outside the stadium. (read more)
 
Transportation Security
Sacramento transit officials have been watching you. Now they want to talk – The Sacramento Bee
Don’t be surprised if sometime soon you hear a voice from above at your local light rail station. (read more)
 
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Developing New Emergency Response Plan (Minneapolis) – KSTP.com
Emergency management personnel at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport are developing new procedures aimed at keeping people safe as they’re trying to escape from a suspected active shooter, according to a high-ranking airport security official. (read more)
 
US might expand laptop ban to 71 airports: Homeland Security – CNBC
The U.S. government might expand a ban on larger electronics like laptops in airplane cabins to flights originating from dozens of airports in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, the head of Homeland Security said on Wednesday, though an expansion could be avoided if countries agree to improved security procedures. (read more)
Biometrics
UK police arrest man via automatic face recognition tech – ARS Technica
Automatic facial recognition (AFR) technology has been used to arrest a man, the South Wales Police told Ars. (read more)
 
Stopping Shoplifters Goes High-Tech – Ozy
Scroll through Read Hayes’ address book and you’ll find a large number of criminals whose infractions range from petty theft to grand larceny. But he deals with these ex-cons strictly on a consultant basis, getting their input about flaws in store security systems and detailing the techniques they’d use to take goods, which include using foil-lined bags and tag removers to thwart alarms. (read more)
Worship Security
Islamic Center of New Mexico gets second set of eyes during Ramadan (Albuquerque, N.M.) – KRQE.com
There’s an extra pair of eyes watching over the Islamic Center of New Mexico on Yale near Avenida Cesar Chavez as of late. (read more)

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