Reno County commissioners, sheriff clash over courthouse security

The Reno County sheriff and county commissioners are butting heads over courthouse security. A few years ago, voters approved a new, more secure entrance. Now there’s talk of scrapping the plan.

Currently, people can walk through the front doors of the Reno County Courthouse without being checked for weapons. Signs serve as a warning outside the building that no guns are allowed. It’s something the sheriff would like to change, but commissioners question the cost and if it’s necessary.

“We were grandfathered into the law where you have to start allowing weapons into buildings because we are doing a project to secure the courthouse,” said Sheriff Randy Henderson.

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