Bomb Threat

All bomb threats are to be handled as a critical incident situation requiring immediate and decisive action. If you receive notification from anyone making such a threat act accordingly using these procedures:

Threat received by phone:

  • Remain calm;
  • Try to remember as much information about the phone call as possible.
  • Immediately advise a CMU official and local law enforcement (call 911) and wait for instructions;
  • If instructed to evacuate, you should evacuate the building and move to a safe distance as determined by a CMU official or emergency personnel;
  • Keep streets and walkways clear for emergency personnel;
  • Do not return to an evacuated building unless directed to do so by emergency personnel or CMU official;
  • If/when the caller hangs up DO NOT dial out on the same phone.

Threat received by postal mail:

  • Remain calm;
  • Do not allow anyone to handle the package. Leave the immediate area;
  • Immediately advise a CMU official and local law enforcement (call 911) and wait for instruction;
  • If instructed to evacuate, you should evacuate the building and move to a safe distance as determined by a CMU official or emergency personnel;
  • Keep streets and walkways clear for emergency personnel;
  • Do not return to an evacuated building unless directed to do so by emergency personnel or CMU official;

 

 

 
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