Because of safety considerations, purses will not be allowed in the Rutherford County Judicial Building or the Juvenile Services Building.
Captain Joey King, who supervises security at the Judicial Building, said prohibiting the purses will provide a safer environment. Also, the process for entering the building should speed up because officers do not have to scan or search purses.
No purses or bags (of any kind) allowed inside the building. The word bag is inclusive of:
You are, however, welcome to bring in your wallet.