County officials to examine barriers at entrance to office buildings

LITTLE VALLEY — Cattaraugus County lawmakers are looking at external safety measures that could be installed outside county office buildings in Little Valley and Olean.

Both the Cattaraugus County Center at the county seat and the County Office Building off Buffalo Street in Olean have entrances equipped with metal detectors manned by sheriff’s deputies.

Legislator Kip Morrow, R-Portville, was speaking with deputies at the County Office Building in Olean recently when he realized the glass doors at the entrance didn’t provide very much protection from someone intent on driving into the building.

Salamanca Press

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