Daily Report – 10/2/17

Top Stories
More than 10 rifles found in Las Vegas concert gunman Stephen Paddock’s hotel room (Las Vegas) – NY Daily News
The gunman who massacred at least 50 people at a Las Vegas concert has been identified as 64-year-old Stephen Paddock. (read more)
 
DHS: No threats to other public venues after Las Vegas shooting – Washington Examiner
The Department of Homeland Security said Monday that it has no information to suggest that there are threats to other public venues around the country, after a shooter killed at least 50 people and injured 400 in Las Vegas. (read more)
 
Fans Experience Tighter Security With New Companies At U.S. Bank Stadium (Minneapolis) – CBS Minneapolis
Security was noticeably tighter at U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday after a tumultuous week for the organization that runs it. (read more)
 
Knifeman yelling ‘Allahu Akbar’ shot dead after killing two in France (Marseille, France) – Reuters
Two women were stabbed to death and their assailant shot dead by a soldier in the southern French port city of Marseille on Sunday in what officials described as a “likely terrorist act”. (read more)
Global Security
USM center works with Interpol on global sports security – The Clarion-Ledger
When most people go to a sporting event, the “security” they’re thinking of is the guard who checks their bag for liquor or weapons. (read more)
Federal, State and Municipal Security
White House hits reset in search for Homeland Security chief: Sources – WTNH.com
Two sources familiar with the process have told ABC News the search for Gen. John Kelly’s replacement as Department of Homeland Security secretary is currently back at “square one,” 68 days after President Trump announced Kelly would be coming on as his chief of staff. (read more)
 
Trump kids’ ski vacation incurs over $300,000 in security costs (Aspen, Colo.) – CBS News
The annual Aspen ski vacation taken in March by President Trump’s children, Ivanka and Eric Trump, and their families, including son-in-law Jared Kushner, left taxpayers on the hook for security costs of at least $330,000, CBS News has learned. (read more)
 
The security threat we’ve been ignoring: Terrorist drones – The Washington Post
Terrorist drones. Two years ago, you would have had a tough time getting a meeting with a junior staffer in Washington to discuss the subject. A year ago, people had begun furrowing brows. Now, this is Topic A for an entire “community of experts that has emerged inside the federal government,” as National Counterterrorism Center chief Nicholas Rasmussen told a panel of senators Wednesday. “It’s a real problem,” he said. (read more)
 
Lil Wayne won’t go through security check, skips concert (Columbia, S.C.) – The Daytona Beach News-Journal
Fans of rapper Lil Wayne will be offered refunds after he refused to pass through a security check to enter a South Carolina arena, and skipped the concert. (read more)
 
Safety & Security Concerns: Inmates suspected of drug use at Nebraska State Penitentiary (Lincoln, Neb.) –KETV.com
When Annette Jaramillo arrived at the Nebraska State Penitentiary Sunday for a scheduled visit with her son, she got a surprise. (read more)
 
Campus Security
Fatal Stabbing at Bronx School Sparks Debate Around Metal Detectors (New York) – Campus Safety
Metal detectors were installed at the Urban Assembly School for Wildlife Conservation just one day after a student was fatally stabbed by a classmate, stirring the ongoing debate over school security and whether city schools should be mandated to have metal detectors. (read more)
SGA senator proposes ‘buddy system’ to increase campus safety (Orange, Calif.) – The Panther
As Jackie Palacios drove out of the Lastinger Parking Structure at 10:30 p.m. on a Friday, she noticed a car following her. Her fear intensified as she neared her home and the car was still in pursuit. (read more)
Transportation Security
Senate bill seeks to overhaul TSA aviation security – Transportation Today
A bill recently introduced in the U.S. Senate would modernize the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and authorize funding for the agency. (read more)
Cyber Security
Regent Trains Cyberwarriors of the Future with ‘Cyber Range’ (Virginia Beach, Va.) – Security Magazine
All colleges and universities have been ramping up their cybersecurity efforts during the past decade, but where do the trained professionals to meet their needs – and those of other industries – earn their credentials? (read more)
Security Industry
PSA Extends National Deployment Program to Qualified Non-Members – Security Sales & Integration
PSA Security Network expanding its National Deployment Program to extend membership opportunities to a broader set of qualified systems integrators in the security and professional A/V markets. (read more)
Dynamark Acquires Second Central Station – SDM
Dynamark Security Centers, a Five-Diamond central station, has purchased Ohio-based Buckeye Protective Services and added it to the Dynamark Security group of central stations. (read more)

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