Jenks takes precaution after anonymous threat

Posted at 10:33 AM, Dec 10, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-10 11:33:55-05

JENKS, Okla. – Those on campus at Jenks High Schools are taking extra precaution after an anonymous threat was called in Thursday.

According to Jenks Public Schools, a phone call was made regarding a potential bomb threat.

Jenks Campus police, members of the Jenks Police Dept. and the Tulsa Bomb Squad consulted and advised the campus to exercises caution throughout the day but did not recommend issuing a lockdown at this time.

Jenks Public Schools say, “The threat is not deemed to be credible at this time.”

“Safety and security for our students and staff is of the utmost importance,” said Jenks Public Schools Superintendent, Stacey Butterfield. “After consulting with our campus police and local law enforcement, we do not believe this was a credible threat. However, we always want to use caution in these scenarios so we took all necessary steps to ensure the safety of our Central Campus. I want to thank our campus police, principals, and administrators for their vigilance and their efforts in keeping our campus safe.”


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