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Future Tulsa City Hall visitors likely will pass through metal detector | Politics
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Future Tulsa City Hall visitors likely will pass through metal detector | Politics

City officials are working to implement an enhanced security plan that would require visitors to City Hall to pass through a metal detector before entering the building, the Mayor’s Office confirmed last week.The detection device is a common feature at most government buildings, but the city has typically deployed it only for City Council meetings and other large gatherings in Council chambers.Officials are also considering designating an area along Cincinnati Avenue between First and Second streets for the public to gather during protests and demonstrations. This would provide protesters with a safe place to congregate while keeping the entrance to City Hall — at the corner of Second Street and Cincinnati Avenue — accessible to the public.“Following the recent shooting at...