The Guardian offers this interesting profile of Hereford and the many private security companies that are based in the town. An in-depth piece, if you are unfamiliar with the topic it is worth a read.

From the Guardian

Guns for hire in Hereford: inside England’s unlikely global security hub

There is a mysterious feel to Hereford, the picture-book English cathedral city on the border with Wales. When I stop people in the street to ask if they know the city houses a massive private security industry that operates in conflict situations all over the world, some say they don’t even know what private security is…

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