Connecticut State Police warn of false threats


Connecticut State Police are warning residents about false threats and the impact they have on law enforcement.

Officials say responding officers must treat all threats a genuine, and that every threat received, even if deemed false, is thoroughly investigated and ties up resources.

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Authorities say false threat can also put schools in lockdown and cause panic in communities.

Units are reminding residents that a making a threat or “swatting” is a violation of the law and can result in possible criminal charges.

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