Bomb Threats Response Guide

Bomb Threat (phone)

  • Time of call and detonation time
  • Description/type of explosive device
  • Location of the device
  • Reason for the threat
  • Note Caller ID if available

* If time allows and the caller is willing to provide additional information, complete the "Bomb Threat Questionnaire" (next two pages).

  • Immediately call UD Police and provide as much detail as possible.
  • Follow instructions from UD Police or other emergency response personnel. Depending on the circumstances, you may be instructed to evacuate the area.
  • Note any unusual items (packages, backpacks, etc.) or suspicious objects and immediately report that information to the responding authorities.
Bomb Threat (written correspondence)
  • Call UD Police
  • Preserve Evidence
  • Do not handle written documents
  • Do not delete or alter email messages

For more information, please see: Bomb Threats Information>>