All-clear given after suspicious package found near Duval County Public School District office

JSO is investigating incident

DCPS closed district office Monday after a suspicious package was found.

DUVAL COUNTY, Fla. – The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office (JSO) cleared a scene near the Duval County Public School (DCPS) District headquarters Monday morning -- giving the “ok” for workers to enter the building -- after a suspicious package was found in the area.

“An “all clear” has been given, and employees have been advised they can safely enter the building,” according to DCPS spokeswoman Laureen Ricks. “JSO is investigating this incident.”

“School District headquarters are currently closed as a precaution as JSO investigates a suspicious package,” Ricks told News4JAX when the scene was active.

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