Safety and security are top priorities at the Port of Long Beach. Since September 11, 2001, the Port and the other government agencies responsible for security have greatly expanded their efforts to protect the Port complex and surrounding communities. The Port takes a leadership role in the development of strategies to mitigate security risks in the port complex, working closely with multiple partners, both public and private, to plan and coordinate security measures.
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Latest Security News...
|September 11, 2012:
More than a decade since 9/11, security continues to be a high priority at the Port of Long Beach. The Port is a major national asset that moves $155 billion worth of goods a year and supports 1.4 million jobs nationwide. The Port continues to upgrade security systems to protect the nation’s busiest harbor complex.|
|January 23, 2012:
U.S. Navy Commander Steve Ruggiero, the Port of Long Beach’s Assistant Director of Security, was awarded the Bronze Star Medal on Monday for his meritorious service in Afghanistan. Click the "more" link to see video of the ceremony.|
|May 2, 2011:
Since 9/11, the Port of Long Beach has made great strides to upgrade its security systems and develop new technologies. Click on the "more" link below for additional security information and video features.|
On the eve of the 10-year anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, U.S. Coast Guard Captain Roger Laferriere provided the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commission with an update on security improvements over the last decade.
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The presentation included this video.