Spartanburg County Detention Facility staff provide security for the Spartanburg County
Courthouse. Careful screening procedures are utilized to assure the safety of everyone.
THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE NOT PERMITTED IN THE COURTHOUSE. If you have any of these items in your possession,
you will be asked to take them to your vehicle and secure them prior to entering the courthouse. DO NOT ask the
officer to hold them for you.|
Other Aerosol Products
Non-working Electronic Devices
Heavy Chain Items
Heavy Metal Belts
Nail, Screws, Etc.
Metal Forks, Spoons, Etc.
Or any other item(s) that can be used as a weapon
*Except for law enforcement officers acting in their official capacities and court officials identified pursuant to
section 23-31-240 of the South Carolina Code of laws, NO ONE, (including those issued a permit to carry a concealed
weapon pursuant to 23-31-215) may enter the courthouse with a firearm of any description. Persons found in violation
may be prosecuted pursuant to 23-31-215 and if convicted must be fined not less than $1,000 or imprisoned for no
more than one (1) year, or both, at the discretion of the court and/or have permit revoked for (5) years.
ALL CELLULAR TELEPHONES, PAGERS, OR OTHER ELECTRONIC DEVICES MUST BE TURNED OFF UPON ENTERING THE COURTHOUSE.
PERSONS ENTERING ANY COURTROOM WITH SUCH DEVICES AND WHO DISRUPT COURT ARE SUBJECT TO HAVING SAID DEVICES CONFISCATED
BY THE COURT AND MAY BE FOUND IN CONTEMPT BY THE PRESIDING JUDGE.
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Spartanburg to increase security in courtrooms (1998)
Security guards find surprises during routine checks (1999)
Security officer's gun missing (2003)
Courthouse security questioned (2003)
Court security at issue (2003)
Clerk planning sweeping change to court security (2003)
Security company will finish contract (2003)
Courthouse security firm gets reprieve (2003)
Woman brings loaded gun into courthouse (2004)
Local officials say they're confident about security (2005)
Chesnee woman with gun in purse arrested at courthouse (2008)