Department of Public Safety

Bomb Threat

QUESTIONS TO ASK:

1.      When is the bomb going to explode?

2.      Where is it right now?

3.      What does it look like?

4.      What kind of bomb is it?

5.      What will cause it to explode?

6.      Did you place the bomb?

7.      Why?

8.      What is your address?

9.      What is your name?

Phone number on display? ________________________

Phone number call was received on? ________________

Time received: ________________ Date: ____________

Recíd by: _____________________________________

Position/Title: __________________________________

Phone number: _________________________________

 CALLERíS VOICE

Calm

Angry

Excited

Slow

Rapid

Soft

Accent

Familiar

Loud

Laughter

Crying

Normal

Distinct

Slurred

Clearing Throat

Deep Breath

Nasal

Stutter

Lisp

Raspy

Deep

Ragged

Disguised

Cracking Voice

 

If voice was familiar, whom did it sound like?

 

Sex of caller:       Male                     Female

Age:

 

BACKGROUND SOUNDS

 

Street Noise

Factory Machines

Voices

PA System

Music

House Noise

Motor

Office Machinery

Animal Sounds

Kitchen Noises

Clear

Static

Long Distance

Local

Booth

Other

 

THREAT LANGUAGE

Well Spoken (Well educated)

Incoherent

Message Read by Threat Maker

Taped

Irrational

Foul

 

REMARKS:  __________________________________

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The Department of Public Safety and Environmental Health, in general, does not recommend that buildings be evacuated as a result of bomb threats. This however does not preclude evacuation under certain circumstances. Factors to be considered in a decision to evacuate include, but are not limited to, the following:

Message Received:

∑        Urgency

∑        Exactness

∑        Plea

∑        Specific location within the building

∑        Any specific description of the device

Current Turmoil:

∑        National and Local scene

∑        Personal vendetta

IMPORTANT:  Call 9-1-1 immediately after receiving a bomb threat, complete the requested information in as much detail as possible, and provide this form to the police.