The Need for Courthouse Safety – Keeping Courts and Officials Protected
Need of Courthouse Security
In 2021, Jonathan D. Williams was charged with threatening to injure and kill a federal judge. Williams contacted the U.S. District judge twice on the chamber’s phone and then contacted the office to expedite his case. Williams also made a threat to the judge’s staff.
“You’ll see; you’ll get fired once I kill your boss.” He said to the court clerk.
His threats did not come to fruition, but cases like these are becoming common. They Courts should have courthouse security systems.
The Honorable Judge Anthony Capizzi faced threats and backlash in 2018 due to a pending decision. He faced social media comments and threats to assault him if he did not order the release of six teenagers charged with armed robbery.
Instances like these are becoming a common occurrence in today’s social climate. The United States has seen increased threats and violence towards judges and elected officials.
It is crucial that the court and elected officials have the proper tools to keep them safe. Aware of this need, Response Technologies has developed the market’s best wireless panic alarm systems. Our GPS panic buttons and mobile alarm systems have kept judges and elected officials safe for 20 years. Supplying those who serve in the criminal justice system with peace of mind is a top-of-mind value. Because no matter the industry, everyone deserves to be safe at work.
Courthouse security solutions are essential in today’s courtrooms due to the increasing threats and violence toward judges and elected officials. The examples of Jonathan D. Williams and Honorable Judge Anthony Capizzi demonstrate the importance of proper tools to ensure safety. Response Technologies is committed to providing the best wireless panic alarm systems, GPS panic buttons, and mobile alarm systems to ensure that those in the criminal justice system have peace of mind while at work. We invite you to explore our solutions and contact us to learn more about how we can help protect your courthouse.
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