Friday, September 13, 2019

Kansas City Star Laments 2019 Status Quo: Metal Detectors Everywhere

Suburban enclaves are the exception for not too much longer. The reality of public gatherings is that issuance costs will make it cheaper to guard every large-scale event and offer even less reason to leave the house . . . Read more:

At KC-area high school football games, are metal detectors becoming the new normal?

In 2018, Westport rolled out new security measures for patrons entering its entertainment district. From 11 p.m. to 3 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays, guests are asked to empty their pockets, show their ID and walk through a metal detector. This week, Hickman Mills became the latest school district in the metro area to beef up security at athletic events.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Have to keep the herds under control.

Anonymous said...

Just put a big, long metal detector the entire length of Troost.

Anonymous said...

Metal detectors have been a part of kcsd since the late seventies, what the hell do they mean the new norm? I also remember the vice principal checking the kids with a Garrett hand held metal detector as they were coming off the bus everyday.