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Precautionary Lockout at La Pine High School (Photo) - 01/08/18

Released by: Sgt. William Bailey

Location: La Pine High School

Occurred: January 08, 2018


NARRATIVE:

At 10:40am, Deschutes County 911 received information from the Safe Oregon school safety tip line (http://safeoregon.com/) that they had received an anonymous tip from a student of a possible threat to the safety of students at La Pine High School.

A precautionary "lockout" was immediately placed at La Pine High School while law enforcement investigated the threat and worked to locate the juvenile that had been named. Because La Pine High School shares a campus with La Pine Middle and Elementary Schools, those schools were also placed on a precautionary "lockout".

Law enforcement has since made contact with the juvenile and determined there is no credible threat to the students of La Pine High School. At 12:28pm, the precautionary "lockout" was lifted.

The Safe Oregon tip line is one of the tools included in a suite of Tip and Talk resources, called First Step, that the district pushed out to all iPads issued to students in grades 6-12 in December. Elementary families can access the resources at www.firststeporegon.org on their mobile device or computer.

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