Effective May 1, 2013 The Scotch Plains Police will increase security for the courtroom at the Scotch Plains Municipal Building.

All persons entering the Scotch Plains Municipal Court shall be subject to search.
All bags and parcels, including purses shall be searched.
All persons shall be subject to a metal detection scan.
Any person who does not submit his/her person and/or possessions to the said search, shall be denied entrance to the courtroom.
Any person attempting to gain entrance to the courtroom and found to be in possession of a weapon of any type or any contraband, shall be detained and may be subject to arrest.