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El Cerrito Police Department
Wednesday May 8th, 2019 :: 09:44 a.m. PDT


An update to this message has been issued.

Update to bomb threat investigation

On May 1, 2019 at 1130 hours, the El Cerrito Police Department responded to a bomb threat at the El Cerrito High School. El Cerrito Police partnered with school administrators to assist in student evacuations. With the assistance of BART Police K-9 teams, a systematic search was conducted of the campus and no explosive devices were located. The El Cerrito Police Department declared the school safe and students were allowed to return to campus later that afternoon. El Cerrito Police will continue to collaborate with school officials to ensure the safety of students, staff, and the El Cerrito Community.

El Cerrito Police Department
10900 San Pablo Ave
El Cerrito, CA 94530

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 510-237-3233

Lieutenant Lauren Caputo
Special Operations Division

540 Ashbury Ave
El Cerrito, CA 94530

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