A threat made at a lakes area school draws the attention of law enforcement.
According to a release from the Branson Police Department, Friday morning at approximately 7:00 a.m., the officers responded to a 911 call regarding a threat at Branson High School.
The on-duty School Resource Officer, along with additional Branson Police Officers who responded, quickly identified and found a student who was making the threats. Both officers and school staff determined the threat to be non-credible. Officers are coordinating with the Taney County Juvenile Office regarding the student’s conduct.
At no time were the students or staff of the Branson High School in danger. The threat was specific to the Branson High School and no other campuses were involved. The Branson Police Department and the Branson School district have a strong partnership and will continue to make the safety of students and staff a top priority.