Bomb Threat Checklist


Telephone Procedures

  • Exact Date and Time of Call
  • Extension that call came in on
  • If possible, write down exact words of caller and threat
  • Remain calm, be courteous, listen to, and do not interrupt the caller
  • Get attention of another person - give note call pace security Bomb Threat

If your phone has caller ID display, Record number of incoming call

  • Do not hang up the phone. Leave line open
  • Try to keep the caller on the phone and talking by asking the following questions:
  1. When will it explode? At what time?
  2. Where is it located ? What floor? Room?
  3. What does it look like
  4. What kind of Bomb is it?
  5. What will cause it to explode?
  6. Why are you doing this?
  7. What is your name?
  8. ID you place the bomb?

DESCRIPTION OF CALLER (check all that apply)

Sex: Male Female Unknown
Approximate Age  
Background Noises
Clean Accented   Educated Agitated Airport  
Distorted Deliberate Foreign Angry Animals
Loud Distinct Foul Blaming Baby
Muffled Fast Intelligent Calm Birds
 Nasal Hesitant Irrational Fearful General Noise
Pitch - High Lisp Rational Laughing Guns Firing
Pitch - Med Slow Slang Nervous Gymnasium
Pitch - Low Slurred Uneducated Righteous Machinery
Pleasant Stuttered Unintelligible Other: Music
Raspy If Accented, If Foreign,       Party
Smooth   Describe:   Describe:     Quiet
Soft Restaurant
Squeaky Talking
Unclear Tavern/Bar
Other Television