If a bomb threat is received:
Click here for the Bomb Threat Check Sheet
- Stay calm.
- If your phone has Caller ID, record the number displayed.
- Gain the attention of someone else nearby, point to this information and have that person call 911. This call should be made
out of hearing range from the caller.
- Try to keep the caller on the phone long enough to complete the Bomb Threat Check Sheet located on the
- Ask check-sheet questions.
- Work with arriving emergency personnel to assist them in evaluating the situation.
- Assist emergency responders with a search of the area if requested.
- Provide for an orderly evacuation only when ordered by emergency personnel.
Bomb Threat Check Sheet is provided on the next page.
- If the threat is received via voicemail or e-mail, save and give to the police.
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