Emergency Response Guide - Bomb Threat

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EMERGENCY RESPONSE GUIDE

YORK UNIVERSITY SECURITY SERVICES:

416-736-5333 or Ext. 33333 (On campus)

 911

In a life threatening emergency call 911 then call York University Security Services. See HERE for other numbers to call in an emergency.
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 BOMB THREAT
If you receive a bomb threat,

  • Do not panic and stay calm
  • Immediately record the callers exact words
  • Have someone immediately notify York University Security Services at extension 33333 or 416-736-5333
  • Any person receiving a bomb threat over the telephone should ask the caller:
    • Where is the bomb?
    • When is the bomb going to explode?
    • What kind of bomb is it?
    • What will cause the bomb to explode?
    • What does the bomb look like?
    • Why did you place the bomb?
    • What is your name?
    • What is your address?
  • Keep talking to the caller as long as you can and record the following information:

DATE AND TIME OF CALL:_________________________

AGE OF CALLER:_________________________________

SEX OF CALLER:_________________________________

LENGTH OF CALL:________________________________

CALLER’S VOICE:

Calm Rapid Crying Nasal Deep Breathing Accent
Angry Soft Normal Stutter Ragged Cracking Voice
Excited Loud Distinct Lisp Clearing Throat Disguised
Slow Laughter Slurred Raspy Accent Familiar
Whispered Deep

If the voice is familiar, who did it sound like?_______________________________________________________

BACKGROUND SOUNDS:

Street noises Motor Static Animal noises
House noises Music Local Clear
Voices Office noises Long distance Restaurant/Kitchen
PA system Factory machinery Booth Shopping Mall
Aircraft Train Ship Other__________

THREAT LANGUAGE:

Well spoken Irrational Taped Message Read by Threat Maker
Foul/vulgar Incoherent Other _____________________

 

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