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Sec. Guards #547764

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Nov 08, 1986
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Miami, Florida: Jim Kaiserski) Growing concern over the arming of private security guards examined; details given, scenes shown. [Florida licensing division Shelley BRADSHAW - explains potential for tragedy due to guards' lack of sufficient training.] [Florida state representative Al GUTTMAN - notes private guards' psychiatric status isn't determined before given a gun.] [De Kalb Cnty., Georgia, public safety commissioner Dick HAND - calls for improved screening of applicants.] Gunman responsible for 1984 San Diego, McDonald's massacre and John Colburn, who killed self and family in E. Hartford, Connecticut, last Apr., noted both unemployed sec. guards; Miami bank murder of security guard by peer mentioned. [Consultant Tony POTTER - fears major disaster will occur before state legislature pass laws calling for stricter standards.]

Reporter(s):
Chung, Connie;
Kaiserski, Jim
Duration:
00:02:50

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