Threat at Dixon middle school leads to extra officers

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A threat found at Reagan Middle School in Dixon is leading to extra officers on location Wednesday.

While police think the threat in not credible, they want proceed with an abundance of caution.

Here is the full news release:

On the morning of March 5th, 2019, a threat was located at Reagan Middle School, 620 Division Street. The Dixon Police Department along with Administration have been investigating the threat and believe it to be non-credible. The safety and security of our students and staff is our utmost priority and we take every possible threat seriously and will conduct a thorough investigation. While we don’t anticipate or believe there is any threat to students and staff at RMS, but erring on the side of caution, Dixon Police Department will have extra personnel on hand at the school tomorrow. We encourage parents to speak with their children to see if they have any information regarding the possible threat. This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Dixon Police Department at (815) 288-4411.

Anyone with information in regards to any illegal activities is asked to contact the Dixon Police Department immediately at 815-288-4411, or Crimestoppers at 1-888-Caught-U (1-888-228-4488). Callers do not have to leave their names and are eligible for rewards of up to $1000.00 with information leading to an arrest.

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