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Most school threats via social media false

April 7, 2014Amy Canfield

CLEVELAND—How should law enforcement respond to a threat issued to a school via Facebook, Twitter or other social media platform that says a bomb is set to go off in the high school cafeteria or that an angry student is headed to the campus armed to the hilt?Should law enforcement rush in, evacuate the school and lock down other facilities in the area?That may seem reasonable, but those types of threats increasingly are false—or are ploys to divert law enforcement. Often, while police...

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