Jordan Vocational High School received a bomb threat by phone today, according to a notification from the Muscogee County School District. School administrators notified security and proceeded with the necessary safety precautions upon receiving the threat to ensure the safety of all students and staff.
“At this time, the threat has not been deemed imminent or credible,” according to the release, but Muscogee County School District’s Police Chief Greg Arp said “We will follow up on any leads that developed after the initial investigation conducted by school security.”
The District has stated that it “takes any form of a threat made towrads its schools, students or staff seriously” and “The safety and security of District students and personnel is the highest priority.”
MCSD and police are reportedly investigating the threat and attempting to identify the caller and source of the call.
UPDATED: “The threat was not deemed credible after an initial investigation conducted by security. The threat was made at 12:45 p.m. It did not impact our students’ schedule. However, this is a serious issue and we are focused on finding the individual who made the call. We will pursue criminal charges,” according to Mercedes Parham, Director of Communications and Open Records Officer for MCSD.