Bomb Threat

ALLEGHENY COLLEGE
DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY AND SECURITY
BOMB THREAT DATA SHEET

QUESTIONS TO ASK:

  1. When is the bomb going to explode?
  2. Where is it right now?
  3. What does it look like?
  4. What kind of bomb is it?
  5. What will cause it to explode?
  6. Did you place the bomb?
  7. Why?
  8. What is your address?
  9. What is your name?

Phone number on display: ________________

Phone number call was received on: _________

Time received: ______ Date: _____________

Rec’d by: ____________________________

Position/Title: _________________________

Phone Number: _______________________

CALLER’S VOICE:

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

If voice was familiar, who did it sound like?

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Sex of caller: Male / Female Age: __________

BACKGROUND SOUNDS

Street Noise
Factory Machines
Voices
PA System
Music
House Noise
Motor
Office Machinery
Animal Sounds
Kitchen Noises
Clear
Static
Long Distance
Local
Booth
Other

THREAT LANGUAGE

Well Spoken (Well educated)
Incoherent
Message Read by Threat Maker
Taped
Irrational
Foul

REMARKS:

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The Department of Safety and Security, in general does not recommend that buildings be evacuated as a result of bomb threats. This, however, does not preclude evacuation under certain circumstances. Factors to be considered in a decision to evacuate include, but are not limited to, the following:

Message Received:

  • Urgency
  • Exactness
  • Plea
  • Specific location within the building
  • Any specific description of the device

Current Turmoil:

  • National and Local scene
    Personal vendetta

IMPORTANT: Call x3357 immediately after receiving a bomb threat, complete the requested information in as much detail as possible, and provide this form to the officer.