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.


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.