In the event a bomb threat is received follow the below procedures.
- If the bomb threat is by phone, keep talking to
the caller and attempt to get as much information as possible. On
display phones write down the number that the call is coming from,
the time, and date of the call.
- Fill out the
Bomb Threat Call Checklist as soon as practical. Take exact
notes. PTMS, Fire Department and the Military Police use this
- Ask the caller the exact location of the bomb (building, floor,
room, etc.), the time the bomb is set to go off, the kind of bomb,
the timing device. Note the caller's speech pattern, accent, lisp,
distinguishing characteristics, and any background noises. Record
all statements made by caller.
- Do not hang up your phone, even if the caller hangs up. Wait for
the authorities to arrive. Use a different phone to call
- Immediately call *46
and then notify PTMS 526-7655 from a different phone than the one in
which the threat was received. If possible, do not use the involved
phone until authorized by authorities.
MOC will be
activated based on Commanderís guidance.
a) Termination of
Bomb Threat will be the responsibility of the Commander/MOC.
b) Use only
phones and public address systems to communicate.
c) Close all
rooms, hall and fire doors, windows, and cabinets in your
handle, dismantle, or move any suspected objects.
Use paging systems/equipment, hand-held transmitters,
Start evacuation procedures unless ordered to do so
Seal off area and warn others.
selected staff members from each
department/service/section/division will conduct a thorough
search of the entire area. Once you feel your area is clear,
wait for the EACH Safety Officer, Security Officer, or
Provost Marshal representative for further instructions.