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Bomb Threat

 If a Bomb Threat is Received:

  • Stay calm.
  • If your phone has Caller ID, record the number displayed.
  • Gain the attention of someone else close-by, point to this information, and have that person call 911 from any other campus or cell phone. This call should be made out of hearing range from the caller.
  • Work with arriving emergency personnel to assist them in evaluating the situation.
  • Assist emergency responders with a search of the area if requested.
  • Provide for an orderly evacuation ONLY when ordered by emergency personnel.
  • Do NOT sound the evacuation alarm or evacuate the building unless told to do so by your Building Coordinator or Incident Commander.
  • If ordered to evacuate, proceed to safe assembly locations.  Do NOT return to an evacuated building unless told to do so by the on-scene Incident Commander.

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