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How The Plan To Privatize London’s Olympic Security Turned Into A Disaster

[credit provider=”Getty / Peter Macdiarmid”] G4S, a private security company based in the UK, is one of the largest companies in the world, operating in over 150 countries and employs 657,000 people.Even so, when it announced it would be signing a $355 million contract for services at the London Olympics […]
How The Plan To Privatize London’s Olympic Security Turned Into A Disaster
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Private Security Firm Head Admits The Olympic Situation Is A ‘Humiliating Shambles’

[credit provider=”Youtube Screenshot” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l87OvAhdw2A”] Late last week, G4S, the private security firm tasked with heading security for the London Olympics notified the British government it wouldn’t be able to completely fulfil its contractual obligations, falling 3,500 short of the approximately 13,000 personnel they were expected to provide.It was a disaster.
Private Security Firm Head Admits The Olympic Situation Is A ‘Humiliating Shambles’
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The London Olympics Security Situation Is Looking Like A Complete Disaster

[credit provider=”AP”] Last month, we took a look at G4S, the private security firm heading security measures at this summer’s London Olympics. In our research, we noticed some alarming details: a controversial human rights record, connections with Israel’s West Bank settlement, and a lack of oversight. This week, G4S notified the […]
The London Olympics Security Situation Is Looking Like A Complete Disaster