SCSD #1 receives telephone threat
Schools operating on normal schedule
by Sublette County School District #1 and Sublette County Sheriff’s Office joint press release
February 21, 2018
(Pinedale, Wyoming –February 21st, 2018, 11:58AM) Sublette County Sheriff’s Office - Update on threat called into Sublette County School District #1 this morning.
The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate a threat via phone call to Sublette County School District #1 early this morning. We want the public to know we take these types of threats very seriously. Our investigators have traced the number and were able to ping its location outside of Wyoming. We have contacted Federal and local authorities in the area of the phone’s pinged location to assist in this investigation. The Sheriff’s Office wants to ensure citizens we have no credible threat to any of the schools within Sublette County at this time. However, we have initiated extra security at all schools throughout the day as an added measure. Also, Sublette County School District #1 has implemented their safety protocols. The schools will operate business as usual today.
Original release from SCSD#1:
Shortly before 8 AM on Wednesday, February 21st, 2018, Sublette County School District 1 received a phone call at Pinedale Elementary School that included a generalized threat. The school district immediately contacted the Sublette County Sheriff’s Office and enacted its crisis management plan.
After an initial investigation, the Sublette County Sheriff's Office determined the threat was not imminent, however they continue to investigate the call and will follow up. All Sublette County School District 1 schools will continue to operate on a normal schedule, although Sublette County School District 1 and the Sublette County Sheriff’s Office will continue to implement heightened security measures throughout the day.