As a result of the anonymous, non-specific threat in the high school that lacked credibility, there was an increased police presence in the high school this afternoon.
After dismissal, the district conducted a search of the facility with the assistance of police K-9 units from multiple police departments in the Region 13 Task Force. The conclusion of that search confirmed our analysis that the information was not accurate.
Out of an abundance of caution there will be an increased police presence at the high school campus tomorrow morning. The safety of our students and staff members remains the focus of our actions.
Law Enforcement and the district will continue to investigate the inappropriate tips and prosecute the individuals responsible for false tips to the fullest extent of the law.
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