VA Medical Center increases security, but won't add metal detectors, after shooting

October 8, 2019

VA has implemented a wide range of physical security techniques and strategies including emergency preparedness training for employees  Veterans and visitors after a shooting at the West Palm Beach VA Center, according to an article on the WPTV website.

In 2018, a national spokesperson for the VA said they would improve security nationwide through security cameras, silent distress alarms and fencing.

The spokesperson said metal detectors are not in consideration.

It's been six months since a veteran and double amputee opened fire inside the West Palm Beach VA Center.

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