April 15, 2019 – West Bend, WI – On Monday, April 15, 2019 a student posted a message on social media that included a threat of violence at Badger School. School administrators saw the message and immediately contacted the West Bend Police Department. Investigators identified a 12-year-old girl that wrote and sent the message.
Officers located and took the girl into custody. Police are referring charges of Disorderly Conduct to juvenile authorities.
School administrators and the police thank the students that assisted in this investigation and helped it quickly come to a resolution.
We remind all students if they have been threatened, or believe someone is a threat to others they should immediately report it.
Emergency dial 9-1-1
Tell a Police School Liaison Officer of School Official
Text the West Bend Police Department at 262-233-2112.