Navy Shooting Puts Spotlight On Contractor Security

Law360, New York (September 17, 2013, 8:36 PM EDT) -- While an investigation into the motive behind the Navy Yard massacre continues in full swing, the U.S. Navy and its contractors are headed for intense scrutiny over security lapses, including questions about the suspect's security clearances and cutbacks to the Navy's on-site security spending.

The alleged shooter, Aaron Alexis, was a Navy veteran and a subcontractor employee whose job and security clearance granted him access to the secure facilities where he initiated an attack that left 13 dead and eight wounded. 

As more information about Alexis'...
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