Suspicious package forces evacuation of Yuma Police Department

YUMA, AZ – Officials have given the all clear after a suspicious package was found at the Yuma police Department.

Yuma police said the package was found outside the front doors around 7:00 a.m. on Thursday.

A full evacuation of the building took place. Fortunately, the package was found to not be a threat.

According to Yuma police, 911 emergency lines were been transferred to the Yuma County Sheriff’s Department Dispatch Center.

Dispatch personnel relocated to another communication center and all non-emergency were transferred to a back-up call center.

All services have returned to normal.

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