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BOMB THREAT
1.
If you observe a suspicious object or potential bomb on campus, DO NOT HANDLE
THE OBJECT! Clear the area and immediately call the Campus Police at extension 4700.
2.
Any person receiving a phone call bomb threat should ask the following questions
of the caller:
A.
When is the bomb going to explode?
B.
Where is the bomb located?
C.
What kind of bomb is it?
D.
What does it look like?
E.
Why did you place the bomb?
3.
Keep talking to the caller as long as possible and record the following:
A.
Time of call
B.
Sex of caller
C.
Age of caller if able to determine
D.
Speech pattern, possible nationality, etc.
E.
Emotional state of caller
F.
Background noise
4.
Immediately notify the Campus Police at extension 4700.
5.
The Campus Police officers will conduct a detailed bomb search and possibly request
outside assistance. Employees are asked to report any unusual objects found in their areas.
DO NOT TOUCH THE OBJECT!
6.
DO NOT OPEN DRAWERS, CABINETS, OR TURN LIGHTS ON OR OFF.
7.
If an emergency exists, activate the building fire alarm.
8.
When the building fire alarm is activated, or an emergency exists, walk quickly to
the nearest marked exit and alert others to do the same.
9.
Assist disabled persons in exiting the building! Remember that elevators are reserved
for disabled people’s use.
DO NOT USE ELEVATORS IN CASE OF FIRE. DO NOT PANIC.
10.
Once outside, move to a clear area at least 500 feet away from the affected building.
Keep streets, fire lanes, hydrants and walkways clear for emergency vehicles and crews.
11.
If requested, assist emergency crews as necessary.
12.
DO NOT RETURN TO AN EVACUATED BUILDING UNLESS TOLD TO DO SO
BY A COLLEGE OFFICIAL.