Bomb Threat

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  1. If you observe a suspicious object that may be a potential bomb on campus, Do not handle the object! Clear area and immediately call the UIS Police Department at 206-7777 or 911.
  2. Any person receiving a telephone call that a bomb or other explosive device has been placed on campus should obtain as much information from the caller as possible, including the following:
    1. Time of call and the phone line on which the threat was received. (If phone has caller I.D., note number of caller.)
    2. Description and location of bomb.
    3. Perceived personal characteristics and gender of person.
    4. Noticeable speech pattern, accent, etc.
    5. Description of any background noise.
    6. Reason bomb was placed on campus.
  3. The UIS Police Department will conduct a detailed bomb search. Do not touch any suspicious objects!
  4. When the building evacuation alarms are sounded or when told to leave by UISPD, leave by the nearest marked exit and alert others to do the same.
  5. Notify emergency personnel of persons with disabilities who are in the building and need help to evacuate.
  6. In case of fire, do not use elevators.
  7. Once outside, move to a clear area at least 150 yards away from the affected building. Keep streets and walkways clear for emergency vehicles and personnel. If requested, assist the UIS Police Department. Do not return to an evacuated building unless directed by UISPD.