Courthouse Security

 

Everyone who enters the Hall County Courthouse must pass through a secure checkpoint and are subject to screening by the assigned deputies and security officers. When entering the courthouse, follow the instructions given by the court security personnel to include:

 

  • Removing all items from your pockets and placing them in the provided trays

  • All bags, purses, strollers, packages and brief cases must be placed on the conveyor belt to be screened

  • If you alarm when walking through the metal detector, follow the directions of the court personnel

 

The Official Code of Georgia, O.C.G.A. 16-11-126-127, prohibits the introduction of any weapons designed for offense or defense into the courthouse. The following additional items are prohibited from entering the courthouse:

 

  • Knives (of any size)

  • Guns (of any type)

  • Box Cutters

  • Razors

  • Nail Clippers

  • Metal Nail Files

  • Scissors

  • Knitting Needles

  • Aerosols

  • Leatherman Tools

  • Ammunition

  • Can or Bottle Openers

  • Self-Protective Items (ie. Pepper Spray, Mace or any other chemical agent)

  • Stun Guns or other Electrical Weapons

  • Impact Weapons

  • Explosive Materials

  • Cameras, Camcorders or Audio Recording Devices (unless pre-authorized)

 

Any of these items which are confiscated will not be returned.

 

***REMINDER: Prior to entering the metal detectors at our courthouse, laptops must be removed from all bags. THEN, you may place the laptop and bag(s) on the conveyor belt before proceeding.

North Precinct

122 Dean Street

Clermont, GA 30527

Phone:  770-533-7200