Hardin-Simmons University Emergency Desk Reference
Bomb threats usually occur by telephone.
Try to keep the caller on the line as long as possible.
Try to stay calm and obtain as much information as possible by using the checklist on the
Contact the HSU Police Department at (325) 670-1461 immediately and give them any
information you were able to obtain from the caller, as well as what time you received the
call and where you are calling from.
Inform your supervisor or department head.
The police and the building manager will be responsible for building evacuation.
If you are instructed to evacuate the building, move a safe distance away from the building.
Do not re-enter the building until told that it is safe to do so by authorized personnel.
If you should see a suspicious object or package, report it to the HSU Police Department.
DO NOT TOUCH it or move it in any way.
Complete the report form on the following page.