Antrim County

Mission statement of the Antrim County Courthouse Security

To insure the safety and protection of all who appear in the courthouse and provide a safe environment for the judicial system to operate. We strive to provide these services with respect, efficiency and professionalism.

Courthouse hours of operation: M-F 8:00am-5:00pm

General security rules:

When entering the building, remove any metal items from your pockets and your person. This includes metal belt buckles, watches, cell phones, coins, or any other item that will not clear the metal detection equipment.

You may be asked to remove contents so the security officer can see. Please comply will all requests of the security officer.

If you have medical concerns, discuss them with the screening officer.

If you trigger the detector's alarm, you will be asked to remove any objects you may have missed and walk through the metal detector again.

The security officer may also use a hand wand to detect any metal on your person.

No unauthorized objects will be allowed into the court building.

Security officers are not allowed to hold any prohibited item for you. Security personnel will require you to return the item to your car or throw it away via the security officer. All discarded property will not be returned.

All persons and objects are subject to search as a condition of entry

Items prohibited from court buildings include, but are not limited to:

  • Guns
  • Explosives
  • Knives of any length
  • Sharp objects including fingernail files, tweezers, knitting, crochet needles & razor blades
  • Pepper spray
  • Tasers
  • Handcuff keys

Please note: This list is not exhaustive and security has full discretion when deciding what may or may not be brought into the courthouse

This page last updated on 8/25/2021.