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Any threat made to a school is NO JOKE

Hernando Schools and the Hernando County Sheriff's Office are not kidding - Any threat made to a school is NO JOKE.

All threats made to any school are taken seriously by school district officials and law enforcement. Each threat involves hours of investigation, home visits and due diligence to ensure the campus is secure.

When law enforcement commits this level of support to our community's security only to discover the individual was "kidding" leads to a waste of valuable resources.

Individuals who claim to have only been "kidding" or "joking" must understand that there are serious consequences to making threats of any kind - including arrest.

Please take a moment to watch the following brief message from Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister. Share the link and talk with your kids and make sure they know this is no joke.