Port Of LA Ups Security In Response To Crane-Climber Fiasco


PortLASecurityChanges08-25-2017 - LOSANGELES.CBSLOCAL.COM

SAN PEDRO (CBSLA.com) – The Port of Los Angeles is adding security personnel, among other changes, after a suspected car thief broke in and climbed a 17-story crane last week before plunging to his death.

Port officials announced Friday extra security guards, road barriers and fences have been added to the West Basin Container Terminal — which was breached by the suspect – and its 26 other terminals.

Workers and visitors will have to get through more private security guards and gates. More signage and cones are in place to direct drivers to the guards will be checking identification.

Los Angeles Port Police have also added patrols.