Emergency Information

Bomb Threat

  1. If you observe a suspicious object or potential bomb on campus, DO NOT HANDLE THE OBJECT. Clear the area and immediately call the Campus Police Department at x3911 or (805) 546-3205 (SLO), x4911 or (805) 591-6205 (NCC).
  2. Any person receiving a phone call that a bomb or other explosive device has been placed on campus to attempt to ask the caller:
    • When is the bomb going to explode?
    • Where is the bomb located?
    • What kind of bomb is it?
    • What does it look like?
    • Why did you place the bomb?
  3. Keep talking to the caller as long as possible and record the following:
    • Time of call?
    • Age and sex of the caller
    • Speech pattern, accent
    • Emotional state
    • Background noises
  4. Immediately call the Campus Police Department at x3911 or (805) 546-3205 (SLO), x4911 or (805) 591-6205 (NCC) and supply the information outlined above
  5. If a bomb threat is received by mail, do not further handle the letter, envelope or package. Vacate the area at once and call the Campus Police Department.
  6. A detailed bomb search will be conducted. Employees are requested to make a cursory inspection of their areas for suspicious objects and to report the location to administration personnel. DO NOT TOUCH THE OBJECT

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