Contact Us
Southwest Dutchess Daily Voice serves Beacon, East Fishkill, Fishkill, LaGrange, Poughkeepsie, Wappinger & Wappingers Falls
Return to your home site

Menu

Southwest Dutchess Daily Voice serves Beacon, East Fishkill, Fishkill, LaGrange, Poughkeepsie, Wappinger & Wappingers Falls

Nearby Sites

  • Putnam
    serves Brewster, Carmel-Kent, Cold Spring, Mahopac, Patterson & Putnam Valley
  • Northwest Dutchess
    serves Clinton, Hyde Park, Milan, Pleasant Valley, Red Hook & Rhinebeck
  • East Dutchess
    serves Amenia, Beekman, Dover, Millbrook, North East, Pawling, Pine Plains, Stanford, Union Vale & Washington
Breaking News: New Round Of Snow Possible Before Potential For Major Storm Later This Week
News

Lockdown At Poughkeepsie High School Called Due To Student Threats

Poughkeepsie High School
Poughkeepsie High School Photo Credit: Contributed

The Poughkeepsie High School was temporarily placed into its lockdown protocol on Tuesday morning due to a “non-credible” threat between students, police said.

The school was placed into the lockdown shortly after 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 19, police said, when information was received involving an alleged threat a student made to another.

According to officials, the lockdown lasted nearly two hours, though the investigation into the alleged threat was ultimately deemed “not credible.” The lockout was ultimately lifted shortly after 10 a.m. on Tuesday morning.

to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.