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Sheriff Farris Said “Excellent Response” To CHS False Threat

/ The Upper Cumberland's News Leader
Sheriff Farris Said “Excellent Response” To CHS False Threat

Putnam County Sheriff Eddie Farris said he has no complaints as to the response to a perceived threat at Cookeville High School Wednesday.

Farris said the his office is always the lead response when it comes to school threats.

‘We’re the ones that have the school resource officers in the school, so the sheriff is in charge of that,” Farris said. “So, the sheriff takes control in securing the schools and quite frankly, it is a county owned school. That alone would take care of that.”

Farris did admit that the first minutes of the response were a puzzle. Farris said originally, officers responded to Capshaw Elementary School instead of Cookeville High School. Farris said the law enforcement did not make a mistake in that regard.

Farris said the office had to rely on other businesses and phone systems to locate the student. Farris said it was difficult for a few minutes, but based on the information they had, his office did excellent.

Farris said the student was booked and released on bond to her parents. Farris said the student will go to court soon.

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