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BAFB investigates possible security threat; gates now reopened

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Published: Dec. 6, 2021 at 11:52 AM CST|Updated: Dec. 6, 2021 at 6:33 PM CST
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BOSSIER CITY, La. (KSLA) — Barksdale Air Force Base investigated a possible security threat on the military installation Monday, Dec. 6, a base spokesperson said.

As a precaution, officials with multiple agencies secured the base. The Bossier City Police Department, the Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office and Louisiana State Police coordinated the effort along with the base.

A cordon was established to secure areas on and off the base near the East Gate and Industrial Drive. A cordon is a line of law enforcement designed to restrict access to an area or building. A base spokesperson said the cordon was lifted not long after noon.

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