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Brookfield PD Steps Up School Presence After 'Swatting' Email: Barile

Posted on AllSides April 5th, 2024
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BROOKFIELD, CT — Police have stepped up their presence in Brookfield Schools after one administrator and a town employee received a "swatting" email, according to school officials.

Superintendent John Barile said the email, received Friday morning, had been deemed a "non-credible, swatting message" by the Brookfield Police Department. School operations remained on a normal schedule Friday.

Police have increased their coverage and patrols at the schools "as a precautionary measure," and school resource officers, security personnel and staff "will continue their vigilance," Barile said in an email to the community.

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