Now, the city of Raleigh is also considering an increase in security at the request of Police Chief Jane Perlov.
"That's something that probably should have been intact, not just because of this tragic situation," said Progress Energy employee Renee Alston, who parked at the garage Tuesday.
Perlov is expected to recommend increased patrols, better lighting and better placement of security cameras at parking garages citywide. But tighter security comes at a price.
"In principle, you want to be safe," said parking garage customer Bill Flynn. "But all these things, you have to measure how effective it is with respect to the cost of doing it."
Yet for many, a price can't be put on safety.
"Now that I see the security, I feel better about parking here," said Alston.
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