Tighter security measures on Bank Lane

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November 22, 2010

Tighter security measures have been introduced to Bank Lane in response to a clash between police and civilians earlier this month. After the disturbance in which two officers were injured, police vowed that only persons with legitimate business would be allowed in the area. However, some say the reactive measures of erecting barricades through Bank Lane and having armed guards on patrol are not enough.
A lawyer told The Nassau Guardian that police appear more concerned about an "appearance of security" instead of providing actual security. Although the tree in front of the Supreme Court is no longer a gathering point for bystanders, they are still close enough to cause problems, accordin ...

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News date : 11/22/2010    Category : Nassau Guardian Stories

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