UPDATE 12/8: Threat on MSJC San Jacinto Campus

Update December 8, 2016

Mt. San Jacinto College, Campus Safety and the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department are listening to the concerns of students and employees about the threat discovered Monday evening on the San Jacinto Campus. In addition to the increased patrols, the Sheriff’s Department also has undercover officers dispatched. This provides an extra level of security during this time. We want to make sure we are providing a safe learning environment for students, employees and visitors.

The threat was discovered late on Dec. 5 in a bathroom on the San Jacinto Campus. MSJC and Riverside County Sheriff’s official began an immediate investigation. Students and staff have been notified and are receiving regular updates, including this one. MSJC and Riverside County Sheriff’s Department are committed to the safety of students, employees and visitors. The investigation is ongoing. Classes will continue as scheduled.   

As a reminder, MSJC urges students and employees watch their surroundings and report any suspicious behavior to MSJC Campus Safety at 951-639-5188 or 9-1-1 in an emergency. To make a report anonymously, use the WE TIP hotline at (800) 78-CRIME or (800) 782-7463 or visit www.wetip.com

We have also been asked about the active shooter training the district offered in Spring. Please feel free to share this Active Shooter Training with staff and students.  

Update December 7, 2016:

Mt. San Jacinto College, the Campus Safety Department and the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department are aware of a photograph being circulated on social media of the threat that was written in a bathroom on the San Jacinto Campus. The agencies are investigating all leads at this time. Increased law enforcement presence and patrols are ongoing at all MSJC locations.

The threat was discovered late on Dec. 5 on the San Jacinto Campus. MSJC and Riverside County Sheriff’s officials began an immediate investigation. Students and staff have already been notified and will receive regular updates. MSJC and Riverside County Sheriff’s Department are committed to the safety of students, employees and visitors. Law enforcement presence is increased across the district. Classes will continue as scheduled.   

If anyone has information as to the message written in the bathroom and/or the identity of the person who posted the photo, please contact the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department at 951-791-3400.

UpdateThreatSanJacintoCampus.pdfEmail to Students: Update on Threat on San Jacinto Campus

 

Posted December 6, 2016:

Mt. San Jacinto College, its Campus Safety Department and the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department are taking seriously a threat discovered on the San Jacinto Campus late on Dec. 5 and early on Dec. 6, 2016 and are increasing patrols and on-campus presence. MSJC is issuing this timely warning to keep students and employees safe and to urge you to report any suspicious behavior immediately to MSJC Campus Safety at 951-639-5188 or in an emergency to 9-1-1.

The agencies are actively investigating threats that were scrawled in a bathroom on the San Jacinto Campus. At this time, to protect the integrity of the investigation, the nature of the threat and its exact location are not being disclosed.

MSJC is increasing security across the district with the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department and is working with other law enforcement agencies to increase patrols and ensure the safety of students and employees.

Again, MSJC recommends students and employees watch their surroundings and report any suspicious behavior to MSJC Campus Safety at 951-639-5188 or 9-1-1 in an emergency.