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Bomb Threat

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Ask the caller:

  1. When is the bomb going to explode?
  2. Where is the bomb located?
  3. What kind of bomb is it?
  4. What does it look like?
  5. Why did you place the bomb?
  6. What is your name?

Talk to the caller as long as possible and record the following:

  1. Time of call
  2. Age and sex of caller
  3. Speech pattern, accent
  4. Emotional state of caller
  5. Background noises

After Receiving Call:

  1. Immediately notify Security and give them the information outlined above.
  2. If an evacuation is warranted, follow the directions of Security or personnel in charge as they may direct you to a regrouping area. DO NOT EVACUATE CAMPUS UNTIL TOLD TO DO SO.
  3. Upon vacating the building/area, assist others if possible, and direct them to the regrouping
    area. Keep walkways clear for emergency vehicles.
  4. To the best of your ability, without re-entering the building, assist College Security or college staff to determine if everyone has evacuated safely.
  5. An Emergency Operations Center will form as a result of this incident and will be the source of information and plan of action.

Suspicious Packages:

  1. If you receive a letter or package containing suspicious contents, DO NOT HANDLE; report it to your supervisor and contact Security. Vacate area if appropriate to do so.