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Police Probe CR Kennedy Threat
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA (CBS 2/FOX 28) -- Parents of students at Cedar Rapids Kennedy High School received a message from leaders this week about a potential threat today. The message from Principal Jason Kline says school officials were notified by police about a potential threat made against the school.
Investigators told the district they were not able to find any credibility behind the threat. As a precaution, officials at Kennedy are working with the Cedar Rapids Police Department today to increase security around the campus for the rest of the week.
You can read the Principal's entire statement to parents below:
Hello. This message is going to all Kennedy High School families from Principal Jason Kline. I wanted to make you aware of a situation brought our attention by the Cedar Rapids Police Department. The police received information regarding a potential threat against our school. They have thoroughly investigated this situation and are not able to substantiate the credibility of the information. However, because the security of students and staff is always our top priority, the Cedar Rapids police department will provide additional visibility at and around the school campus for the remainder of this week. Be assured that our administration and staff will continue to work with law enforcement to provide a safe and secure learning environment. Thank you.