Why police are at West Seattle High School

That’s part of the police presence at West Seattle High School following investigation of a threat that is not believed to be credible, according to a letter just sent to families by WSHS principal Brian Vance. Thanks to the parent who forwarded it to us – you can see it here (PDF). Vance writes that the threat was reported by a student who said it was a specific threat toward her, and adds, “Although the phone message does not appear to be a credible threat, we will continue to have extra SPD and District Security on campus.”

2 Replies to "Why police are at West Seattle High School"

  • MJ January 9, 2019 (1:03 pm)

    I saw the Police Van at 7 11 on Tuesday afternoon

    • WSB January 9, 2019 (1:12 pm)

      The bus in our photo is usually used as transportation for the bicycle squad (often seen at Alki, for example, or Westwood/Roxhill, or The Junction). There was also one regular SPD car nearby when we passed through.

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