The bomb unit responded to the federal building today at approximately 2:45pm and removed an inert non-explosive item. The item was transported for further investigation/analysis. During the incident, the Federal building was evacuated and several surrounding buildings were placed on lockdown. Streets around the Federal Building were closed for safety reasons.
Situations like this offer the chance to “See Something Say Something”. Policing is a partnership. It is important for members of the community to remain involved and make a call when something suspicious is observed.