Suspicious package forces evacuation of Yuma Police Department

Posted at 8:47 AM, Jun 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-23 12:59:41-04

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.