Officials tackle threats of imitation of social media schools in metro Detroit



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Law enforcement officials hold a press conference Thursday afternoon to address what they call “a tidal wave of imitation threats” in Metro Detroit school districts in the wake of the gruesome mass shooting at Oxford high school.

  • The event is scheduled for 4 p.m. Thursday. Watch live above.

Oakland County Sheriff Michael J. Bouchard, Oakland County Executive David Coulter, Oakland County District Attorney Karen D. McDonald, Oakland Schools Representative, various police chiefs and principals Oakland County school will be in attendance.

“Tuesday’s tragic Oxford High School shooting created a tidal wave of imitation threats to area school districts, prompting more than half of public schools in Oakland County and other districts outside the county to suspend classes, “read a statement from Oakland County. Sheriff’s office. “Bouchard and the other attendees will address concerns about these social media threats to inform and allay fears that students, parents, teachers and school support staff may have and share the measures that are in place to ensure an environment safe learning. “

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