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AIT scanners see through clothing to photograph the entire body to reveal undisclosed objects. Increasing use of the scanner at airports by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is being met with outrage by many US travelers. Passengers who refuse an X-ray scan are required to undergo an intimate pat down by TSA agents.

TSA Rolls Out Expedited Screening Program At SoCal Airports

Travelers in Southern California can go through expedited security at airports nationwide under a new program offered by the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA).

12/18/2013

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Glendale Councilman Wants DreamWorks To Pay Up For Pres. Obama’s Visit

A Glendale councilman believes DreamWorks should foot some of the bill for increased security for President Barack Obama’s visit last month.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/17/2013

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Extra Security To Patrol USC-UCLA Game At LA Coliseum

Police and security personnel will step up patrols at Saturday’s UCLA-USC football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, school officials said Friday.

11/29/2013

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Security Drill Off San Pedro Coast Simulates Attack On Oil, Gas Platforms

Federal, state and local law enforcement officials Tuesday are taking part in a security exercise to protect oil and gas platforms in Southern California from potential threats.

11/26/2013

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TSA Union Wants To Arm Some Agents In Wake Of LAX Shooting

The union representing Transportation Security Administration employees has called for some armed officers to improve airport security in the wake of the deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport last week.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/04/2013

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LAX Shooting Reignites Debate Over Airport Security Procedures

The deadly rampage at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday has reignited an ongoing debate about security procedures at the airport.

11/02/2013

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SoCal Airports Beef Up Security After LAX Shooting Spree

Local airports were on a heightened alert Friday after a shooting at Los Angeles International Airport left at least one person dead and several others injured.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/01/2013

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LA To Partner With Feds To Protect Against Cyber Attack

The city of Los Angeles took its first step Wednesday in a partnership with federal law enforcement to prevent cyber attacks on critical city departments.

10/30/2013

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Hollywood Restaurant Giving Ex-Cons A Chance At Redemption

Redemption Foods, located on North Vine Street and Fountain Avenue, employs primarily ex-offenders, men and women who have served prison time.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/18/2013

This panic button can save the lives of children in the event of a school shooting. (credit: CBS)

San Dimas Company Says They Can Protect Children Without Impeding Education

School shootings, like the tragedy at Sandy Hook, have had parents and students on edge.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/14/2013

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Report: Cyber Attack At LA, Long Beach Ports Could Cost $1B Per Day

A new study says cyber attacks may pose the biggest threat to disrupting economic activity at ports in Los Angeles and Long Beach.

07/03/2013

L.A. County's Sheriff's deputies are expected to have a more visible presence at Union Station as part of Operation Independence. (courtesy LASD)

Downtown LA Drill To Feature Random Bag Checks At Union Station

Over 1,300 law enforcement and homeland security personnel participated in a counter-terrorism drill in downtown Los Angeles.

07/03/2013

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Personal Data Of 2.5M People Compromised In Calif.

Data breaches put the personal information of 2.5 million people in the California at risk, according to a report released Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/01/2013

(courtesy The Bodyguard Group)

Bodyguard Firm Offers $10K Reward For Stolen K-9 Unit

A free-job referral group for U.S. veterans Monday announced a $10,000 reward for a stolen K-9 unit.

07/01/2013

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Senate OKs Bill To Ease Immigration, Boost Border Security

With a solemnity reserved for momentous occasions, the Senate passed historic legislation Thursday offering the priceless hope of citizenship to millions of immigrants living illegally in America’s shadows.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/27/2013

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