Security News Roundup 19/05/14

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May 19, 2014 3:48 pm

Teenager dies after being tasered by police following a fight with hotel security staff

Baltimore City Police are investigating the death of the teen, who fell into a coma and later died after the incident at the Good Samaritan Hospital in the Maryland, America, city.

Police tried to subdue the 19-year-old after he was involved in a fight with at least five staff while he was being treated for emotional distress.

A hospital spokesperson said: “There are sometimes circumstances that threaten the safety of our staff, which necessitate police intervention.”

Police security at Parliament may be reduced.

Police may be replaced by private guards to cover some aspects of security at the Houses of Parliament. The metropolitan police currently provide all  the security services for parliament.

Many officers are of course being cut to try and save money however the Met will still provide armed officers.