Bomb Threat Procedure

What to do if a Bomb Threat is Received

Obtain as much information as possible using the

ATF BOMB THREAT CHECKLIST

Record:

  1. Exact time of the call
  2. Exact words of the caller

Questions to Ask

  1. When is the bomb going to explode?
  2. Where is the bomb?
  3. What does it look like? 
  4. What kind of bomb is it?
  5. What will cause it to explode?
  6. Did you place the bomb?
  7. Why?
  8. Where are you calling from?
  9. What is your address?
  10. What is your name?
  11. CALLER'S VOICE IS:
    (Choose one) 
    Calm   Slow   Crying  Slurred
     Stutter  Deep   Loud  Broken
     Giggling  Accent   Angry  Rapid
     Stressed  Nasal   Lisp  Excited
     Disguised  Sincere  Normal Squeaky
  12. If voice is familiar, whom did it sound like
  13. Were there any background noises?
  14. Remarks
  15. Person receiving call
  16. Telephone number call received
  17. Date

Source: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms  
This file was last modified on September 04, 1998.

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Evacuation Procedure

  • In Advance, Each Staff Member Should:
  • Understand the evacuation plan.
  • Know at least two ways out of the building from your regular workspace.

When You Hear the Evacuation Alarm Or Are Verbally Told To Begin Evacuating The Building:

  1. Remain calm and do not use your cellular phone.
  2. Leave quickly.
  3. Try to make sure that all members of your department hear the alarm and evacuate the area.
  4. As you exit, quickly check nearby restrooms, copier rooms, storage rooms, etc.
  5. If requested, accompany and assist persons with disabilities who appear to need direction or assistance.
  6. Take with you:  essential personal items ONLY.  Do not attempt to take large or heavy objects.
  7. Shut all doors behind you as you go.  Closed doors can slow the spread of fire, smoke and water.
  8. Proceed as quickly as possible but in an orderly manner.  Do not push or shove.  Hold handrails when you are using stairs.
  9. Once out of the building, move away at least 100 feet from the structure or as instructed by Campus Security, Police or Fire Department officials.

 

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