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​Security Information

Visitors to the Lake County Court Complex and the Lake County Administrative Building must go through a security screening. The following items WILL NOT be allowed and security personnel will not hold any items for visitors.

 

Knives Other Objects
Pocketknives….......any size Screwdrivers
Kitchen knives Scissors…....any type
Razor knives Pliers….........any type
Safety razors Wrenches…..any type
Box cutters Wire cutters
Carpenter knives Kitchen forks
Coupon razor cutters Kitchen spoons
Penknives Laser pointers
Razor blades…......any type Fingernail clippers with files
Switchblades Fingernail files
Or any spring activated knives Nails...............any type
P38 Can openers Screws...........any type
  Letter openers 
Sprays (Pressurized) Can openers (Church Key)
Hair sprays Knitting needles
Mace sprays Flashlights (not to exceed 3 inches)
Pepper sprays Metal Comb Picks
Or any pressurized container that is  Flammable…...any size  
Locks (any size)
  Key Type
Glass Objects Combination Type
Glass bottle drinks  
  Weapons
Electronics Firearms.........…any type *
Cameras, Video tape recorders and Cell Phones are prohibited from use in the Courtrooms unless expressly waived by the trial court. Ammunition............any type *
Handcuff keys.........any type *
Fireworks (explosives)
Or any contraband item
* The only exception to the above is for Sworn police officers here on official duties.

 

The prohibited items listed are not intended to be all-inclusive and is updated as necessary. To ensure everyone's security,
 the screener may determine that an item not on the prohibited items list is prohibited. In addition, the screener may also determine that an item is dangerous and therefore may not be brought through the security checkpoint.

For more information please contact:
Lake County Sheriff's Office Court Security
Phone: 847.377.4911

 


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