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dgcreech Jan 3, 1:26 p.m.
I personally like the way that Coastal Federal C.U. has set up their branches - all of the tellers and the money are in a sealed room in the back. Yes you lose the personal touch of seeing your teller in person, but it's MUCH safer
Glass Half Full Jan 3, 1:18 p.m.
Glad no one was hurt. Even though the tellers are behind bullet proof glass, the other office staff on the other side of the lobby are not. Even though it seems impersonal, for the safety of the tellers, I too think all banks should provide this protection for the tellers.
jmj62 Jan 3, 1:16 p.m.
I agree with lorawatson. There are many things that can be implemented or ways to protect people without completely closing off all interaction with others while conducting our daily business. There will always be desperate criminals with or without weapons. Functional barriers, deterrents, and warning systems are worth the investment of time and material.
gabewilliams12 Jan 3, 1:04 p.m.
Yes they should. Why is there not a photo released? I worked at a bank, this was my daily fear.
lorawatson Jan 3, 12:08 p.m.
I visit this bank, They have installed the thick glass/bullet proof panels so physical access to the tellers is limited. I think all banks so go to this.
Published: 2008-01-11 14:37:00
Updated: 2010-06-21 13:53:03