Medford Elementary Placed On Precautionary Lockdown 2/21/18
The Medford Area Elementary School was on a precautionary lockdown for a short time this afternoon Wednesday, February 21st. According to district administrator Pat Sullivan, an employee indicated that she had an issue with her spouse, and she was uncertain if he would show up at the school. As a precaution, Medford police were positioned at the entrances to the elementary school from 2:15 until 3 PM. According to Medford Police Chief Brian Carey, Medford and Taylor County Officers were able to talk with the adults involved in the issue. Following the conversations it was determined there was no safety threat. The incident was only at the elementary school and not at the high school. Chief Carey stressed the importance of individuals working together and being diligent in reporting potential incidents.