For immediate release: June 23, 2016
Explosive Device Taken to Independence Police Headquarters
At 2:08 a.m. this morning, 6/23/16, a subject brought an explosive device to police headquarters at 223 N. Memorial Drive. The IPD Explosive Ordinance Disposal Team was activated and responded. The device was safely removed from the area. Memorial Drive, in front of police, headquarters was shut down and police personnel were cleared from the immediate lobby area inside the building. At 6:02 a.m. the scene was determined to be safe. The incident is still under investigation.