Individual Employed by Pinkerton Detective Agency May Not Be Employed by Government

B-185495,B-186347: Oct 14, 1976

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A firm protested an Air Force contract award for security guard services, alleging that the awardee violated the Anti-Pinkerton Act concerning employment of private investigators. The award was found to be contrary to statutory requirements, and cancellation was recommended. A prior decision relating to Anti-Pinkerton matters allegedly occurring after contract award was confirmed.