‘Credible Threat’ Results in Lockdown of All Schools in Broward County Florida


UPDATE: Threat is over — A woman had called to a local radio station to report that her husband was going to go to a school and start shooting.


All schools in Broward County, Florida, are under a lockdown Wednesday because of what authorities describe as “credible threat.”

The county has 231 traditional schools and centers, 69 charter schools and one virtual school, according to the Broward County school website. Broward County Public Schools serves Broward County, Florida, and is the nation’s sixth largest public school system and the largest fully accredited district in the nation. The over 260,000 students

Broward County is the second most populated county in the state of Florida, and is just north of Miami-Dade County.

A tweet Wedensday Morning from the official Broward County twitter account stated …

All BCPS, Charter Schools, and School Board offices/facilities are currently on lockdown as a precaution due to police activity.


The Broward County official facebook page posted a similar message about 11:45 EST.

Broward County Public Schools All Broward County Public Schools, Charter Schools, and School Board offices offices and facilities are currently on lockdown as a precaution due to police activity.

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