JPD investigates bomb threats as part of a nationwide response

Juneau, Alaska (KINY) – State Capitols, Universities, and other large entities around the country are being flooded with emailed bomb threats as of Wednesday.

In the Juneau area, there have been similar threats received at the State Capitol building, and another at a church in the downtown area off of 4th Street. The Juneau Police Department is working with the responsible parties for each building to determine if a response is needed. Coordination with the FBI office regarding these threats is ongoing.

JPD Deputy Chief Krag Campbell said he does not believe the threats are substantial at this time and they will be continuing coordination efforts.