School officials, law enforcement address threatening TikTok challenge

On December 17, 2021, Sergeant Clay Cranford appeared on Arizona Family CBS News about viral online threats.

School districts across the country are advising parents about a potential TikTok challenge designed to encourage students to make violent threats against schools on Friday. Several Valley school districts and police departments are trying to get in front of it early. Their message is even if it’s a prank, it could mean serious criminal charges and jailtime.

New Ways Kids are Hiding Drugs

On December 17, 2013, Deputy Clay Cranford appeared on the TV show “The Doctors,” and spoke about some new dangerous drug trends he is seeing in Middle and High Schools.

A recent study found that by late adolescence, more than 70% kids have consumed alcohol, and more than 40% have experimented with drugs. Child safety deputy Clay Cranford, from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, details new ways kids are hiding drugs. Plus, The Doctors share three drug terms you need to know.

Students Using Electronic Cigarettes, Marijuana Oil To Get High

Deputy Clay Cranford appeared on the Los Angeles CBS News to discuss the growing trend of Vape and E-Cigarette use in the schools.

School Threat on Social Media Goes Viral

A threat on social media aimed at an Orange County high school went viral. Vikki Vargas reports from Rancho Santa Margarita for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014.