Bomb Threat: Code Orange

NOTIFICATION will be delivered by Campus Shield, text message, emails, loudspeaker announcements.

 IMMEDIATE ACTION

Remain calm. 
Call Safety and Support Services (SASS) 

  • From an external phone: (574) 936-9936 
  • From an internal extension: 0 
  • Using CampusShield, swipe the red emergency phone icon 

PROCEDURE: 
In the event of a suspicious package or device on the premises follow these steps:

  • Treat any threat as a REAL AND IMMINENT DANGER.
  • Do NOT touch any package of a suspicious nature. Contact Safety and Support Services (SASS) immediately. SASS will contact the authorities or instruct reception to do so. 

In the event of any threatening phone call indicating a bomb or explosive:

  • Stay calm. Talk calmly and get as much information as possible: 
  • While continuing to talk with the caller, keeping the caller on the line, flag down anyone in your immediate vicinity and convey [write a note to them] that they need to go to another phone and dial 911 immediately. 
  • Write the time the call originated and the number if you have Caller ID or digital readout 
  • Listen and determine as much identifying information as possible; take notes if you can:
    • Male or female voice 
    • Estimation of age by the sound of voice 
    • Emotional – hostile – mad – crying, etc. 
    • Accent – stutter – pitch of voice – high – deep 
    • Any distinguishing background noises 
    • Any unique language/word choices 
    • Determine if the connection seems to be a landline or cell 
  • As soon as the caller hangs up, be sure 911 is called. 
  • Contact Safety and Support Services (SASS) immediately 

Mobilize and evacuate the premises IMMEDIATELY until authorities deem it safe to re-enter.

 DO

Remain calm.
Call from a phone other than the one the threat call came in on:
From an external phone: (574) 936-9936
From an internal phone: 0

 DON'T
DO NOT put the caller on hold or attempt to transfer the call. DO NOT hang up the phone that the call came in on. 

 

 

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