Riggs said after checking around she has found that other counties have more safety measures in place than Massac County does. She said in Alexander County there are cameras that monitor the parking lot and the courthouse. Riggs went on to say in Pope County there is a deputy that stands outside the courtroom.
According to Riggs, on Thursdays traffic court is held and there are people in court from all over the country, and she explained on pre-trial days there are usually people in court for felony offenses, pointing out that the majority of the people in court that day are not happy to be there.
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