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Bomb Threats - Telephone

Telephone threats can be received by any person at anytime, but usually will be received by a main switchboard operator or persons in a sensitive area.

If you receive a telephone threat:

Remain Calm.

  • Keep the caller on the line as long as possible. Listen carefully. Note the time of call, the telephone number called and telephone number of the caller if available.
  • Write down any pertinent information such as background noises, gender of caller, and voice pitches and pattern.
  • Ask the caller the following questions:
    • Where is the bomb?
    • When will it explode?
    • What does the bomb look like?
    • What kind of bomb is it?
    • What is your name and motive for placing the bomb?
    • Are you an employee?
    • Call 9.911 immediately.
    • Always err on the side of safety by evacuating the area if there is any possible danger.

For Bomb Threats Dial: 9.911

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