No matter how tight the security is, the risk of violence is always present in any courthouse. The warring parties and their respective lawyers, even the judge, are never really free from danger.
There have been many recorded cases of violence inside the courthouse. Unfortunately, it is continuously rising even with the increased efforts in security enhancement. Keep in mind that the place holds angry people on a daily basis – people who can’t take the verdict, people forming a picket to delay the proceedings, family members who simply can’t stand the look of the guilty party, etc. A quick search on the internet and you will see how grave many cases were.
Inside the courthouse, tempers flare up and emotions can be hard to contain. It is one of a few places that can drive a usually mild-mannered person to suddenly lose his cool and attempt to grab an officer’s firearm.
Federal courthouses are generally well-secured. But this is not the case with some county courthouses, especially the older ones with old-fashioned security systems and a staff that may not have sufficient training to control a deranged man.
In making a courthouse safer, organization is key. For this they may need to look at refining their security committee. Polishing their set of policies and procedures may be next in line. If funds will suffice, purchasing modern, additional equipment may be needed, too – X-ray machines, CCTV cameras, magnetometers, alarms, LED display, etc. A highly improved training program for officers, especially in screening the visitors, should also be considered.
Now how does s LED display serve its purpose, you ask. Visitors can look at the LED sign stationed at the main entrance for directions on the checkpoint procedures. This will minimize congestion in a particular area. Moreover, a LED sign can be used to display the daily docket. Apart from traffic reasons, immediate changes in the daily docket will not be a problem as there is a programmable LED sign available.
LED technology is here to make things easier and more convenient. To know more about how a digital display signage can help the courthouse or any other establishment, feel free to visit out website.
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