Court Safety & Security


Pursuant to section 46.03(a)(3) of the Penal Code, it is unlawful to carry a firearm, illegal knife, club, explosive weapon, pepper spray or other prohibited weapon listed in Section 46.05(a) of the Penal Code, on the premises of any government court or offices utilized by the court, unless pursuant to written regulations or written authorization of the court. 

A violation of this law is punishable as a third degree felony.

Weapons of any kind are strictly prohibited including those listed below:

  • Guns, ammunition, and explosive materials
  • Box cutters, utility blades, or razor blades
  • Knives of any sort, including pocket knives
  • Mace or pepper spray
  • Any other item that security officers believe would compromise the security and safety of the building
A sign detailing the prohibition of concealed or openly carried guns in the municipal court.


For the safety of your child, please do not let your children roam the library without an adult.

We appreciate your cooperation in helping us keep all individuals safe while in the Pearsall Municipal Court.