New Security Measures For Bluffton Town Council Meetings

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The Bluffton Police Department has implemented new security measures for all Bluffton Town Council meetings as part of an update to town policies and procedures. “We have an obligation to provide a safe and secure place for the public. We aren’t here to impose on anyone’s privacy; we just want to protect them,” said Bluffton Police Chief Joey Reynolds.

As part of the new safety measures, an officer will use a security wand, a type of hand-held metal detector, to look for weapons in attendees’ pockets, purses and bags before all Town Council meetings.