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Neighbors Growing Together | Oct 24, 2014

Threats at Fairfield High School under police investigation

By Andy Hallman | Mar 11, 2014

FAIRFIELD — Officers of the Fairfield Police Department are investigating general threats at the Fairfield High School that were believed to be made over the weekend.
According to a press release from the Fairfield Police Department, staff at the Fairfield High School contacted police at about 8:30 a.m. Monday about the possible threats. Officers responded immediately to begin the investigation and secure the area. The investigation was quickly completed and uncovered no immediate safety concerns or any specific threats to students or staff.
“It was determined the Fairfield Community School District schools are safe with no known threats to any students,” the press release stated.
The police department said the investigation is still ongoing because not all witnesses have been identified. The press release stated no criminal act has been identified.
Fairfield police and school staff have attended training sessions together designed to improve student safety and communication between the two agencies.
“Both agencies have agreed there will be zero tolerance when there is even a possible threat to our children’s safety,” the press release stated.

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