Kankakee, IL – False Alarm Confirmed in Kankakee High School Bomb Threat


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Kankakee, IL – An update at 2 p.m. this Thursday has brought relief to the Kankakee community, as the earlier bomb threat at Kankakee High School has been declared a false alarm. 

Following an intensive investigation into the reported bomb threat, the City of Kankakee Police Department, in collaboration with other law enforcement agencies, has confirmed that there is no credible threat to the school or the surrounding area.

In response to the initial threat, staff members and students followed established evacuation protocols to ensure safety. Now, with the situation resolved, all staff have returned to the school, and students have been safely evacuated. The Kankakee community is being praised for their cooperation and understanding during the incident.

The school’s administration emphasizes the importance of taking every threat seriously and responding with caution to ensure the community’s safety. They express gratitude for the community’s support in adhering to the evacuation procedures and reiterate their commitment to maintaining a secure learning environment. 


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