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Terrorist Attacks

Terrorism may involve devastating acts using weapons of mass destruction. These weapons range from chemical agents, biological hazards, a radiological or nuclear device, and other explosives. The primary objective of a terrorist is to create widespread fear.

Terrorist Attack Protocol 

If there is a terrorist Attack:

  • Stay calm.
  • Be vigilant. Look out for secondary hazards such as falling debris or additional attacks.
  • Follow the instructions of emergency service personnel.  

Bomb Threat Protocol 

If you receive a Bomb Threat:

  • Ask the caller the following questions:
    • When is the bomb going to explode?
    • Where is the bomb right now?
    • What kind of bomb is it?
    • What does the bomb look like?
    • Why did you place the bomb?
    • Where are you calling from?
  • Record the exact time and length of the call.
  • Write down the exact words of the caller.
  • Listen carefully to the caller's voice and background noise.
  • After you hang up, call 9-1-1 immediately from a hard-wired telephone – do not use cell phones to report a bomb threat.