Court Services

We provide security at the Kenton County Justice Center for witnesses, victims, juries and defendants.


Court services is equipped with closed circuit video, metal detectors, and two x-ray machines.

Prohibited Items

Items not allowed in Justice Center include:

  • Box Cutters
  • Glass Bottles
  • Guns
  • Hand Cuff Keys
  • Knives
  • Sharp Items or anything else that may be used as a weapon
  • Tools
  • Unauthorized Badges

Upon Entering

Metal Detectors

When entering, the following items must be removed prior to going through the metal detectors:

  • Batteries
  • Cellular Phones
  • Cigarettes
  • Coins
  • Foil packages
  • Keys
  • Lighters
  • Metal Belt Buckles
  • Pagers
  • Wallets
  • Watches

You may also be scanned with a metal detector wand.

X-Ray Machine

All bags, purses and umbrellas will have to be scanned by the x-ray machine. Please advise officers if you are wearing steel toed shoes. Also advise officers if you have a medical condition that prohibits you from walking though a magnetometer (metal detector).