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Bomb Threat

  2. Use the Bomb Threat Checklist to try to gather information about the exact location of the bomb, the detonation time, description of the bomb, and type of explosive.
  3. Keep the caller talking. Keep the line open – do not hang ups the phone even if the caller does. Try to get the attention of someone else who can call 911.
  4. Do not touch or move suspicious objects. Notify the bomb squad and clear the area.
  5. If notified to evacuate the building:
    1. Walk quickly but calmly to exits. Reserve the use of elevators for persons with disabilities. Provide assistance to persons with disabilities as necessary.
    2. Leave the doors and windows open to minimize damage in the event of a blast.
    3. Leave the building and move to a safe distance (at least 300 feet) or as directed by emergency personnel or College officials.
    4. Do not re-enter the building until you are told that it is safe to do so.

Bomb Threat Checklist

Questions to ask:
When is the bomb going to explode?
Where is it right now?
What does it look like?
What kind of bomb it is?
What will cause it to explode?
Did you place the bomb?
What is your address?
What is your name?

Exact Wording of Threat:  ________________________________________________



Sex of caller ______
Race ____
Age _____
Length of call _____
Phone number where call was received ______________
Time ________

Threat Language
___Well spoken (educated)
___ Incoherent
___Message was read
___Message was taped

Remarks ____________________________________________________________

Your name __________________________________________________________

Position _________________________   Date ____________________________

Phone number _______________________________

Is The Callers Voice:
Calm __
Soft __
Rapid __
Distinct __
Cracking voice __
Angry __
Accented ___
Slurred __
Whispered __
Clearing throat __
Stutter ___
Deep ___
Raspy ___
Excited ____
Disguised ___
Crying ___
Loud ___
Normal ____
Ragged ___
Laughing ___
Lisp ___
Nasal ___
Deep Breathing ___
If the voice is familiar who did it sound like?_________________________

Background Sounds:
Motor ___
Street noises ___
Animal Noises ___
Office machinery ___
Local ___
Voices ___
Booth ___
Music ___
House noises ____
Clear _____
P.A. System _____
Long Distance ___
Factory machinery ___
Crockery/dishes ___
Other _______________________________________________________________

Report the call immediately to the Police: 911

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