Daily Report – 10/30/17

Top Stories
Heathrow Airport launches probe after USB stick with security files found (London) – CNN
Heathrow Airport officials have launched an internal investigation into how a USB memory stick containing the airport’s security information was allegedly found on a London street by a member of the public, a spokesperson for the airport told CNN on Sunday. (read more)
Federal, State and Municipal Security
Las Vegas Shooting Forces Drastic Hollywood Bowl Security Measure (Los Angeles) – TMZ
The Hollywood Bowl’s taken a gigantic proactive step to prevent a psychopath from unleashing a deadly assault similar to the Las Vegas shooter — by closing and patrolling a park with unobstructed views of the venue from afar. (read more)
 
Nazi rally meets heavy security (Shelbyville, Tenn.) – Vice News
As many as 150 neo-Nazis, equipped with shields and helmets, rallied in Shelbyville, Tennessee on an especially cold Saturday morning. The so-called “White Lives Matter” rally was billed as a double feature: the plan was to start in Shelbyville, break for lunch, and then head to nearby Murfreesboro, about 45 minutes away, for a rally in the afternoon. (read more)
 
LA, Long Beach port security concerns prompt congressional hearing (Los Angeles) – Los Angeles Daily News
Security concerns at the nation’s ports, heightened by a security breach and a cyberattack this year at the Port of Los Angeles, will be the focus of a hearing by a congressional committee Monday in San Pedro. (read more)
 
Great America Increases Security After Chaotic Night Of Teen Fights (Santa Clara, Calif.) – CBS SF Bay Area
Security at California’s Great America was beefed up Sunday evening, the night after as many as 100 teens got into fights and allegedly stole cell phones at the amusement park’s haunted house attraction. (read more)
 
Sheriff’s office hiring to beef up security at Law and Justice Center (Bozeman, Mont.) – Bozeman Daily Chronicle
As officials continue discussions on the future of the Law and Justice Center, the Gallatin County Commission approved hiring two new detention officers to beef up security in the existing building. (read more)
 
Coming soon: Security robots that patrol streets – or guard your home – The Herald
The security guard of the future is an all-seeing robot, endowed with laser scanning, thermal imaging, 360-degree video and sensors for all kinds of signals. (read more)
Campus Security
North Carolina high school student charged with bringing gun onto campus (Elizabethtown, N.C.) – SecurityInfoWatch
A West Bladen High School student is accused of bringing a 9mm handgun onto campus twice in the past week. (read more)
Georgia sheriff: School threat would have been a ‘Columbine-type incident’ (Cherokee County, Ga.) – SecurityInfoWatch
Two teenagers facing attempted murder charges in connection with threats made at a Cherokee County high school are due in court at noon. (read more)
Augustana College boosts security after second act of vandalism on campus (Rock Island, Ill.)  – WQAD.com
After the second act of vandalism targeting an anti-violence project, campus police at Augustana College are stepping up security on the quad. (read more)
Transportation Security
New airport security measures add the human element back into screenings – USA Today
New security measures have gone into effect for all flights traveling to the U.S. (read more)
Body Worn Cameras
£3 Million Investment Gives Overseas Prison Officers Body-Cams – Security Today
The Ministry of Justice has announced prison officers across England and Wales will have access to body-worn cameras as part of a £3 million investment to improve safety in jails. (read more)
CSUN police are now wearing body cameras, in move to ‘enhance’ bonds with community (Northridge, Calif.) – Los Angeles Daily News
For Cal State Northridge’s Police Services the decision to begin wearing body cameras was an easy one. (read more)
Security Industry
J.D. Power Ranks Vivint Smart Home Highest in Home Security Customer Satisfaction – SDM
J.D. Power conducted a study which found that overall customer satisfaction among home security system customers scored higher than the average satisfaction among other at-home services. (read more)

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