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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|September 5, 2013:
The Port of Long Beach's Harbor Patrol shuttled a special passenger from Rainbow Harbor to a point about four miles beyond the breakwater on Thursday, Sept. 5.|
Piloted by members of the Harbor Patrol's dive team, the boat carried an olive Ridley sea turtle, which earlier this year had been found near death on the beach in Venice and taken to the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach for rehabilitation.
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|August 21, 2013:
There have been two new faces around the Joint Command and Control Center this summer. The Security Division has taken on two interns, Emily Jackson and Sam Agredano, who are recent graduates of Millikan High School and Jordan High School in Long Beach.|
|June 5, 2013:
On Wednesday, June 5, the Port's Joint Command & Control Center hosted attendees of the 2013 National Homeland Security Conference, providing information about state-of-the art security programs in place at the nation's second-busiest port.|
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.