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Plainfield HS to have officers for 1st day back

Posted at 12:10 PM, Dec 31, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-31 12:10:07-05

PLAINFIELD, Ind. -- Officials from Plainfield schools and Plainfield police have had meetings to figure out how to ensure safety on Monday as the students head back to class.

In the meetings, officials decided to have additional officers on hand at all Plainfield schools when classes begin.

The Plainfield Police Department provided an update to the investigation Thursday, saying:

The Plainfield Police Department continues to work on the threat investigation case that involves Plainfield High School and The Shops at Perry Crossing.  Investigators have been following all tips and leads received via email and the tip line that was created on December 23rd. 
Plainfield Community School Corporation, in conjunction with Town of Plainfield and Plainfield Police officials have had ongoing meetings in preparation for the beginning of school on Monday, January 4th.  Precautionary measures have been put in place, and additional officers will be utilized for extra security at all Plainfield schools.    
The safety of the Town of Plainfield is our top priority. 

Threats were made to students at the high school last month on social media, targeting Monday, Jan. 4. Nobody has been arrested for the crime yet. The suspect is still being sought by police and the FBI.


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