Your NPR news source
Chicago police

Chicago police respond to a shooting in March.

Tyler Pasciak LaRiviere

Chicago police

Chicago police respond to a shooting in March.

Tyler Pasciak LaRiviere

More than 20 Illinois schools received fake active shooter calls, police say

Responders have not identified actual threats as a result of these fake active shooter reports. But Illinois State Police say these so-called “swatting” incidents are targeting schools throughout the U.S. Reset digs into why these threats are happening and how schools are responding. GUEST: Sophie Sherry, Chicago Sun-Times wire reporter

Chicago police respond to a shooting in March.

Tyler Pasciak LaRiviere

   

Responders have not identified actual threats as a result of these fake active shooter reports. But Illinois State Police say these so-called “swatting” incidents are targeting schools throughout the U.S.

Reset digs into why these threats are happening and how schools are responding.

GUEST: Sophie Sherry, Chicago Sun-Times wire reporter

More From This Show
Planned Parenthood Illinois has seen a 47% increase in patients since 2022.
At least 250 children accidentally consumed cannabis products in Illinois in 2023. Plus, delta-8 remains unrestricted by age.