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Herrin Police Increases Presence at Herrin Schools Following Potential Threat

HERRIN – Officials at Herrin High School posted on the school’s Facebook page over the weekend that their staff was made aware of a possible threat to school safety.

Herrin Police were notified about the potential threat made on social media concerning students in the Herrin Consolidated Unit School District #4.

Police investigated the incident and determined that no threat was made. However, additional officers will be at the schools today to ensure the safety of students and staff.

Threats were also made recently toward students in the Anna and Marion school districts.