Court Security Contractor Pays $1.9M To Settle DOJ Suit

Law360, New York (September 28, 2012, 3:06 PM EDT) -- One of the largest providers of private security guards at U.S. federal courthouses will pay nearly $1.9 million to resolve claims it conducted intentionally lenient firearms testing for guards in California's Northern District, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Thursday.

Akal Security Inc., which provides court security officers to guard federal courthouses under a contract with the U.S. Marshals Service, will pay $1,875,000 to settle claims that it breached the terms of that contract, which required it to ensure that its security officers pass an approved...
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