Sylvan Lake RCMP investigate threats at Local School

Sylvan Lake RCMP investigate threats at Local School

Sylvan Lake, Alberta – On October 19, 2016, Sylvan Lake RCMP were notified of a potential threat directed toward the HJ Cody High school in Sylvan Lake via social media. Officers from Sylvan Lake detachment investigated the threat and were able to locate the individual who had been identified as the person responsible. Through cooperation of that individual, investigators were able to determine that there was no concerns for the safety of the school, students or staff.


Due to requirements of the Youth Criminal Justice Act, names of any individuals involved in this investigation will not be released.

Further investigation will take place. If you have any information about this event, please contact the Sylvan Lake RCMP at 403-858-7200. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by internet at You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers, and if you provide information to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest(s), you may be eligible for a cash reward.

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