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Legislation for railroad security officers can't get on track in Wyoming

(Source: Casper Star-Tribune, January 18, 2013)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — State lawmakers defeated legislation Thursday that would have given railroad security officers the power to arrest, issue citations and use firearms when necessary. Current law allows companies to name reserve deputies in each county. The deputies are trained to handle emergency situations on rail cars or at loading stations. With 900 miles of track, the Burlington Northern and Sante Fe and the Union Pacific railroads only have one trained security officer each.

Full story: Casper Star-Tribune

Friday, January 18, 2013

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