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Area Law Enforcement Conduct Drug Search

On Friday, April 5, the West Bend Police Department worked in collaboration with the West Bend School District Administration to conduct a proactive K-9 drug search at the West Bend High Schools and Badger Middle School. Trained police search dogs from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Ozaukee County Sheriff’s Office, Mequon Police Department, Hartford Police Department, and Grafton Police Department were utilized to conduct the search. As a result of the search, two citations were issued for possession of a vaping device and one citation was issued for underage possession of alcohol. No drug arrests were made.

The West Bend Police Department maintains a zero tolerance approach to violence or threats of violence in any school setting as well as zero tolerance for the presence of illegal drugs. All acts of violence or drug possession will result in an arrest.

If you observe violence, threats of violence or become aware of illegal drug activity, see something - say something, and contact a school official or the police department at (262)335-5000.