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Courtroom suicide should be a wake-up call that security is needed at rural courthouse, says sheriff

Jul 9, 2013, 11:30 am CDT


What are they going to do, oral cavity searches for everyone because of a couple of suicides?  This does not make sense.

By B. McLeod on 2013 07 09, 6:31 pm CDT

Overkill [no pun intended]

By Docile Jim Brady – Columbus OH 43209 on 2013 07 10, 10:29 am CDT

I agree re:  medications.  Guns and other weapons are usually used to kill someone else.  I see zero reason for public building security to concern itself with suicide via means unlikely to injure others.  What are they thinking?  Is the medications part of the proposal just a typical red herring, which will easily be deleted while what really counts is adopted?

By Walt Fricke on 2013 07 10, 2:54 pm CDT

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