Incidents Force Security Change At WTC


Security efforts at the World Trade Center site will be reshuffled in the wake of two highly publicized breaches.

The Port Authority announced Wednesday that Allied Barton, a firm that provides unarmed security at the region’s major airports, will from now perform the same function at the trade center site.

Security has been a concern since a teenager sneaked onto the top of 1 World Trade Center’s spire in March, and three parachutists jumped from the top of the building last fall.

Allied Barton’s four-year, $221million contract signed last year will be expanded by about $60million.

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