If a tenant receives a bomb threat, it is usually over the telephone by an anonymous caller. If you receive a bomb threat, attempt to do the following:
Ask the caller:
|When is it set to explode?
Where is it located?
What does it look like?
Is it in a package or briefcase?
Why did you place the bomb there?
|What type of explosive did you use?
What will make it explode?
Where are you now?
What is your address?
What is your name?
Note the following:
|Male or Female:
Time of day:
Exact Wording of the threat:
Callers Voice (calm, excited, drunk, angry, vulgar):
Call the property management office at 972-869-9397.
Notify your supervisor and other floor occupants.
Since office personnel are the most familiar with their area, a quick check for suspicious packages, briefcases, etc., located in their area is the best search that can be made. Any person finding such items should immediately report it to the Fire Warden. The Fire Warden will give instructions to evacuate the floor should it become necessary. Evacuation routes and procedures should follow that of a fire evacuation.
LETTER & PACKAGE – BOMB RECOGNITION POINTS:
|Foreign Mail, Air Mail & Special Delivery
Hand written or poorly typed address
Title but no names
Lopsided or uneven envelope
Protruding wires or tinfoilRestrictive markings, such as Confidential, Personal, etc.
|Misspelling of common words
Oily Stains or discolorations
Partial or no return address
Excessive securing material (i.e. masking tape, string, etc.)