Macomb Community College enhances security at Center Campus in Clinton Township in response to potential threat

– Tuesday, April 23, 2013 1:00AM

Macomb Community College has implemented additional security measures and will deploy an enhanced police presence at its Center Campus in Clinton Township on Wednesday, April 24, in response to a dated, non-specific threat of violence written in a men’s bathroom in R Building.  

There is no indication that the threat is credible.  The college remains open for classes.

On discovery of the threat Wednesday, April 17, Macomb College Police began an investigation, including consulting with key outside law enforcement agencies.  While there has been no verification that the threat is credible, the college is taking the matter seriously.  In addition, students, faculty and staff have been alerted to the threat and have been reminded to report any unusual or suspicious activity to Macomb College Police.   

Macomb Community College (www.macomb.edu)  is one of the nation’s leading community colleges, providing learning experiences to nearly 24,000 degree-credit students annually.  Macomb’s Center Campus is at Hall and Garfield roads in Clinton Township and is one of college’s three campuses in Macomb County.  More than 14,000 of the college’s degree-credit students attend classes at Center Campus.

Media Contact:  Jeanne M. Nicoll, 586.445.7204, nicolj@macomb.edu

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