Hostage Situation

If You See Or Hear A Hostage Situation:

  • Evacuate the area if it does not put you in greater danger.
  • Take no action to intervene.
  • Call 911 then immediately call Public Safety at 814-332-3357 or Ext. 3357. Provide as much information as possible and remain on the line with the dispatcher, if it is safe to do so.

If You Are Taken Hostage:

  • Remain calm and cooperate with your captors.
  • DO NOT attempt to escape unless there is no danger in doing so.
  • If possible, contact Public Safety at 814-332-3357 or Ext. 3357.
  • Do NOT draw attention to yourself.
  • Do what you are told.
  • Do NOT speak unless spoken to and DO NOT try to intimidate the captors.
  • Stay low below windows and behind cover if possible.