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Threat Against the Campus Community - March 29 Update
March 28, 2021

We would like to reinforce the actions that we have taken and will continue to take to protect the health and wellbeing of the community:

  • There is no evidence of an immediate threat to campus.
  • The online threat is concerning and we take this report seriously.
  • Caltech Security and the Pasadena Police Department have increased patrol presence on
  • campus and are actively monitoring the situation to continue to support the health and safety of
  • our students and employees.
  • Security personnel are checking entryways to ensure that doors remain shut and buildings are
  • accessible via key or card access only
  • Security personnel are regularly checking the IDs of individuals on campus
  • Caltech Security continues to partner with the Pasadena Police Department and FBI in their
  • investigation of the matter.
  • Caltech Security has and will continue to share all information or tips received in the event that
  • the information is helpful to law enforcement's' investigation.
  • The local and federal law enforcement agencies are working to identify the individual who
  • posted the threat, and to determine their immediate location.
  • In the event that we receive additional information, we will provide further updates to the
  • community via email.
  • If we believe that this incident, or any other, has become an immediate threat or that there is
  • immediate danger to the campus community, you will be notified through the Everbridge
  • emergency notification system and instructions will be provided there.
  • If you see anything concerning or have any relevant information about this threat, call Security
  • immediately at extension 5000 from any campus phone or 626-395-5000 from any off-campus
  • phone.

Daily Security Report updates on the incident will be posted in the announcement section of Caltech Security's website.