Stay calm and keep your voice calm.
Pay close attention to details.
Talk to the caller to obtain as much information as possible.
- When will it explode?
- Where is it right now?
- What does it look like?
- What kind of bomb is it?
- Where did you leave it?
- Did you place the bomb?
- Who is the target?
- Why did you plant it?
- What is your address?
- What is your name?
Observe the caller’s:
- Speech patterns (accent, tone)
- Emotional state (angry, agitated, calm, etc)
- Background noise (traffic, people talking and accents, music and type, etc.)
- Age and gender
Write down other data:
- Date and time of call
- How threat was received (letter, note, telephone)
Call UCPD and submit your notes from the telephone call or the bomb threat or note to UCPD.
Follow police instructions.