JoCo Commission approves plan to add armed security at administration building

County commissioners on Thursday approved a scaled down plan to enhance the security of the county administration building in downtown Olathe, above, that includes two armed security guards and structural changes to make the entrance more secure. File image.

Johnson County commissioners demurred on a plan that would have put a metal detector and six sheriff’s employees at the entrance to the county administration building in Olathe.

But they decided Thursday to go ahead with a less ambitious proposal for two civilian security officers and some structural changes to make the entrance more secure.