Building Access & Security

Building Access

The following items are prohibited in the courthouse:

  • Weapons or Sharp Objects (such as firearms, knives, straight razors, ice picks, or elongated scissors)
  • Non-lethal Devices (such as tasers, teargas, batons, pepper spray, stun guns, toy or dummy weapons, cameras, radios, voice or tape recorders, knitting needles, and vape pens or e-cigarette devices)
  • All Glass Containers

Security Screening

For security screening, you will be required to remove the following items and place them in screening buckets:

  • All items from pockets
  • Shoes
  • Coats and jackets
  • Belts
  • Jewelry
  • All electronic devices and wires (cell phones, laptops, cameras, PDAs, iPods, iPads, and other devices; electrical cords, flash drives, plugs, wires and ear phones)


Visitors are allowed to bring medication prescribed by a physician into the courthouse. Visitors in possession of an EpiPen or insulin with syringes must show a prescription. Any syringes must be in an amount reasonable for the length of stay in the courthouse.

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