Commissioners approve funds for courthouse security upgrade

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Published: Aug. 4, 2022 at 6:44 PM CDT
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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Security at the Shawnee Co. Courthouse will be getting an upgrade.

Shawnee Co. Commissioners approved a request from Shawnee Co. Sheriff Brian Hill Thursday to upgrade security measures at the courthouse. It’s an $85,000 project replacing the courthouse’s existing metal detectors and X-ray scanners at both public entrances. Those will then will be kept as back-ups.

The project will be paid with the county’s funds from American Rescue Plan.

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