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Proprietary vs. Contract Security

Locate two current news articles, one that addresses proprietary security and on that addresses contract security. Write a 700 to 1000 word paper discussing how each article depicts the respective role and draw conclusions about the advantages and disadvantages of each type.

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Article #1 Private Help Sought on Terrorism
Proprietary Security
In 2005, the government and state homeland security launched an all-out counter-terrorism strategy during the months prior to the September 11th attacks. Lawmakers proposed a bill that would require unlicensed "proprietary" security guards to go through the same training and background checks as licensed guards contracting under other security firms.