Court Security

The Surprise City Court is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for court customers, visitors and court staff. Each visitor who enters the Surprise City Court goes through a security screening procedure with assistance from one of our full-time security personnel to ensure that no prohibited items are brought into the courthouse.

Prohibited items include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Alarms (Audio)
  • Alcohol
  • Baseball Bats
  • Batons
  • Bicycle Chains
  • Black Jacks
  • Bolts
  • Box Cutters
  • Brass Knuckles
  • Bullets
  • Bullet Clips
  • Butterfly Knives
  • Chains
  • Clubs
  • CO2 Canisters
  • Corkscrews
  • Daggers
  • Darts
  • Fireworks
  • Gun-Shaped Lighters
  • Handcuffs
  • Horseshoes
  • Ice Picks
  • Mace
  • Knitting Needles
  • Letter Openers
  • Lock Picks
  • Flammable Liquids
  • Martial Arts Devices
  • Metal Clubs
  • Railroad Spikes
  • Motorcycle Chains
  • Nail Files 6” +
  • Meat Cleavers
  • Spikes
  • Razors
  • Razor Blades
  • Ninja Pins
  • Stun Guns
  • Sterno
  • Scissors
  • Thermometer Probes
  • Swords
  • Syringes
  • Twine Knives
  • Throwing Stars
  • Tools
  • Tear Gas
  • Toy Guns
  • Plastic Knuckles