Campus Security

Bomb Threat

Once a threatening call is received, please try to get help. You may be able to email an Administrator and/or the Student Services Office while you keep the caller on the phone. Administration and law enforcement will decide about evacuation measures.

Keep the caller on the phone as long as possible andĀ recordĀ as much information as possible:

  • Time of call
  • Exact words of caller
  • Estimated age and gender of the caller
  • Any noticeable speech patterns, accents, possible nationality, etc.
  • Emotional state of the caller
  • Background noises

Ask the caller the following questions:

  • When is the bomb going to explode?
  • Where is the bomb located?
  • What kind of bomb is it?
  • What does the bomb look like?
  • Why did you place the bomb here?
  • Record any responses the caller gives you.

After the call is completed: Call 911, an administrator will get the mass notification system activated. Follow the emergency evacuation plan for the building you are in and report to your designated area.

  • Do not move anything to search for the bomb
  • Do not open drawers, doors or windows
  • Do not turn on/off any electrical equipment including light switches
  • Do not use 2-way radios or cell phones