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Portland Police, Portland Public Schools Collaborate to Resolve School Security Concern at Forest Park Elementary

March 23, 2018 19:10

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On Wednesday March 21, the Portland Police Bureau Youth Services Division was made aware of a concerning piece of information posted on Google in connection with Forest Park Elementary School, located at 9935 Northwest Durrett Street. At the time, it was learned that an unknown Google user offered a new category for the school as a "slaughterhouse" when other users would search for the school's address.

Police and Portland Public Schools officials worked together to inform parents of the information and to determine who made the concerning post. Through investigative means, officers and school district officials were able to determine that a sixth grade student at a different school added the category in what is best described as an immauture attempt at humor. The student'

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