FRANKLIN COUNTY RULES OF PRACTICE
OF THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS
Domestic Relations Division
Effective July 1, 1984 unless otherwise noted

DOMESTIC RULES
 
 

RULE 32:

SECURITY

            Pursuant to the Rule 9 of the Rules of Superintendence for Ohio Courts, the Court has implemented a local Security Policy and Procedure Plan which addresses the Ohio Court Security Standards adopted by the Supreme Court of Ohio on October 17, 1994.

            All persons entering the Court shall pass through a magnetometer and have all packages large enough to conceal a weapon or dangerous ordnance pass through an x-ray machine.  No weapons or other instrument, ordnance or device which may cause bodily harm will be permitted into Court, except that law enforcement officers acting within the scope of their employment as a witness or on official business shall be allowed to carry their official side arm.  Law enforcement officers appearing for their own case will not be allowed to carry a weapon or dangerous ordnance into Court.    

            The Court has appointed a Local Court Security Advisory Committee consisting of:

A Domestic Relations Court Judge, the Court Director, the Assistant Court Director for Legal Services, the Court Constable/Facility Manager, the Deputy Director for Detention Services, the County Administrator (or designee), the Director of Public Facilities Management (or designee), and the Sheriff’s Chief Deputy for Court Services.

Effective July 1, 1995; Amended Eff. 7/1/99; 8/1/04