Friday, September 4, 2009
Court Security in Maine Lacking
The court system in Maine has a very understaffed security system. Manning is just not enough because of inadequate funding by the Maine legislature. The recession isn't helping and all Maine governmental departments are suffering. Screening at the courthouses is not up to par as well; Maine ranks lower than most other states in the nation in this category. Screening teams are in place only 5% of the time. Read more in "Court security on shaky ground", Portland Press Herald, August 31, 2009.