Creating court security fees in Minnesota

The recent spate of courthouse shootings and attacks has brought the focus back to court security and specifically how to pay for it.

Several states provide for court security fees to be added to civil and/or criminal cases. Minnesota is considering such a plan, one that would allow counties that feel the need for such a fee to impose it up to $15.

This video is from the March 15, 2012 hearing on the bill (HF 2000) before the Minnesota House Judiciary Policy and Finance Committee.