On April 6, 2022, at approximately 9:33 a.m., Grande Prairie RCMP responded to a threat to the Grande Prairie Composite High School. As a precaution, Grande Prairie Composite High School, as well as Peace Wapiti School, were evacuated.  

Preliminary investigation determined the origin of the threat was from a phone call from the United States. Grande Prairie RCMP believe there is no risk to students or staff at this time.

Grande Prairie RCMP would like to thank the school for their assistance and the public for their patience and understanding.

Grande Prairie RCMP take threats like these very seriously as they can have significant impact on students, staff, families and our community’s feeling of safety and mental wellbeing.

The investigation is ongoing at this time and Grande Prairie RCMP are asking the public's assistance for any information in relation to this incident. Anyone who may have information is asked to contact Grande Prairie RCMP at 780-930-5700 or your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

Information provided by the Grande Prairie RCMP