LANSING, Mich. (AP) – The Michigan Supreme Court is considering a rule that would create local courthouse security committees.

The court will take public comment until Jan. 1.

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Local security committees would be led by a judge and include police, the clerk of the court and others who use the building. The committee’s job would be to create policies that improve safety and security.

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Courthouse security varies from community to community. Some courthouses have been upgraded and expanded while others have been around since the 1800s. Some don’t have metal detectors at the entrance.

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