Courthourse Security:

The Polk County Sheriff's Office is responsible for ensuring the orderly, peaceful and safe conduct of business at the Polk County Courthouse. Entrance to the Courthouse requires passing a weapons screening, similar to those in place at most airports. Screening stations are located at South Public Entrance, and the West Handicap Entrance.

Items Prohibited:

  • Guns or Toy/Replica
  • Knives or Box Cutters
  • Mace or any Self Defense Weapons
  • No Sharp items - Nail files, scissors, needles etc.

Photography and Video only allowed under the discretion of the Court.

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