Press Release: Bomb Threat at Niles North High School On Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 2:16 pm, a bomb threat against Niles North High School was called into the Skokie Police Department. District 219 officials made the decision to evacuate Niles North High School as a precautionary measure and all students were bused to Niles West High School. No injuries were reported as a result of this incident. The Cook County Sheriff’s Police Bomb Squad assisted in the search of Niles North High School. After a K-9 search of the premises, the threat was determined by the Skokie Police Department not to be credible. Students returned for classes at Niles North High School on Thursday, February 22, 2018, while the investigation into this incident continues. No arrests have been made as of this time. If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact the Skokie Police Department at (847) 982-5900. The 24-hour Skokie Crime Tip Hotline is 847/933-TIPS (8477). Text-A-Tip is available 24-hours a day by texting “Skokie” and your tip to 847411.