Posted July 27, 2015 11:48 pm by Comments

By Gregory Smith

In Clarksville, Indiana, they’re celebrating:

CLARKSVILLE, Ind. —Officials in Clarksville, Indiana, are seeing results after stepping up security at the local town hall.

In just a little more than a month, Clarksville Town Hall Chief Bailiff Matthew Palmers tells WLKY they have prevented hundreds of weapons from entering the building.

There has been a metal detector in the Clarksville town hall since the beginning of June.

“I believe it was six cans of mace, 125 box cutters, four handguns,” said Palmer.

You might be surprised what people forget to take out of their pockets when they pass through a metal detector. But Palmer said he has seen it all in a little less than two months.

“Two pairs of brass knuckles, a stun gun and a crack pipe,” said Palmer.

In the month of June alone, Palmer discovered more than 100 knives, three handguns and a crack pipe. He said that item was confiscated.

“I am sure he was not expecting the metal detectors to be in place. A lot of people were shocked when they first saw them,” said Palmer.

He said that is proof that there is a reason for the added security.

Palmer worked with Clarksville Town Court Judge James Guilfoyle, who issued a court …read more

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