Connecticut State Police warn of false threats

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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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