1.0 PURPOSE: To provide guidelines for handling a bomb threat to ensure that information can be accurately
communicated to University Police in a timely manner.
2.0 RESPONSIBILITY Any individual that receives a bomb threat or has knowledge of a threat must contact University
Police as soon as possible.
3.1 If you receive a bomb threat:
3.1.1 Stay calm.
3.1.2 Keep the caller on the telephone as long as possible.
3.2.1 #111 if calling from an on-campus extension
3.2.2 475-5711 if calling from a cell telephone
3.3 Complete a ‘Bomb Threat Action Checklist’ (Section 7: Forms) as soon as possible.
3.3.1 This checklist is to be kept under or near your telephone at all times.
3.4 McNeese officials, working in conjunction with the Building Coordinators, Crisis Response Team, Building Evacuation Team, members of law enforcement and emergency response personnel will determine appropriate actions to be taken.
3.5.1 Evacuation team members will direct persons to exit quickly, calmly, and quietly
126.96.36.199 Evacuees will be advised to refrain from using any electronic device until further notice.
188.8.131.52 Lights that are on are to be left on.
184.108.40.206 Doors that are open are to be left open.
3.5.2 Evacuees are to be routed to a predetermined safe location.
220.127.116.11 Using class and personnel rosters, a determination will be made as to whether or not all personnel have been safely evacuated.
3.5.3 During evacuation, if a suspected explosive device is noticed:
18.104.22.168 DO NOT DISTURB IT
22.214.171.124 Leave the area immediately
126.96.36.199 Report finding to University Police