Sullivan County Schools to have increased police presence in response to recent threats in region

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SULLIVAN COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) – Sullivan County Schools will see an increased police presence after social media threats have circulated in the region.

The Sullivan County Department of Education posted on Thursday morning, saying the addition of the police presence was done out of an abundance of caution.

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According to Sullivan County Director of Schools David Cox, the additional police presence will be at the schools throughout the remainder of the week.

The post did not indicate that any threats had been made towards any Sullivan County Schools.

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