DeKalb County Courthouse security plan implemented Monday

DeKalb County Sheriff David Cserep said everyone, including county employees, will be required to go through a metal detector at the north entrance.

Posted: Jun 28, 2019 8:26 PM
Updated: Jun 28, 2019 10:06 PM

AUBURN, Ind. (WFFT) - The DeKalb County Courthouse will have increased security starting Monday.

DeKalb County Sheriff David Cserep said everyone, including county employees, will be required to go through a metal detector at the north entrance.

Visitors will also no longer be allowed to bring cell phones into the building, even those not going to court.

Many DeKalb County government offices are housed in the courthouse including prosecutor, auditor, clerk, assessor and recorder.

People wishing to record public meetings will be able to on non-cellular devices.

Until now, people could enter the courthouse from any of the four doors.

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