County security needs addressing
I carefully read the Jan. 15 article in the Mirror about the security at our magisterial district courts.
I will comment with first-hand knowledge relative to my visit to the district court (Central Court) location on Dec. 15.
I walked into the building. People lined up wall to wall in the hallway on both sides and no sign of any security. I proceed down the hallway to sign in with no real direction, sign my name and identify myself as a victim or defendant.
I then sit down in the hallway for a while and watch as well as listen to personnel with the DA’s office discuss issues with what I assume to be victims.
Please keep in mind, there is no security at either point of entry. I agree with District Attorney Pete Weeks’ concerns 100%.
I commented on the lack of security earlier and apparently, as the article states, “will remain a topic for discussion for the county’s security committee.”
The time for discussion has passed.
I am respectfully requesting to be appointed to the county’s security committee. I believe I can provide a proactive approach with the mindset of providing a safe environment for every individual that enters these buildings.
If I am not appointed to the committee, I respectfully demand that the county’s security committee meetings are open to and covered by the media in an effort to keep the public informed of how our county’s system functions.