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Disaster Manual: Bomb Threat

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Bomb Threat

If you receive a telephone bomb threat
1. Don't hang up and remain calm.
2. Try to prolong the conversation and get as much information as possible.
3. Note what you hear. Are there background noises, such as music, voices or cars?
 How does the caller's voice sound? Accent? What sex? What age: Unusual words
or phrases?
 Does the caller seem to know our campus?
 How is the bomb location described?
 Does the caller use a person's name?
 Does the caller give his/her name?
4. Call 9-911 and 557-5000 to report the bomb threat. Give the operator as much information as
possible. Identify yourself -- give your name, location-1028 Bruin Blvd. and phone number.
5. After this is done, notify your supervisor immediately. Then stand by for further instructions.
6. If it is deemed necessary to evacuate, you will be notified by your supervisor or Campus
Safety. Evacuate via the primary route for your area, or by the alternate, if so directed.