System Office of Risk Services

In Case of A Bomb Threat

The Bomb Threat Checklist is an orange card that you can hold up to alert your co-workers that you have received a bomb threat. It contains the same questions listed below and can be kept by or under your phone so you're immediately ready in case of an emergency. Order the forms by contacting Risk Safety (907) 450-8150.

If you receive a bomb threat:

  • Check the exact time.
  • Listen carefully to the caller's voice.
  • Write down the caller's exact words.
  • Use the Bomb Threat Checklist.
  • Ask questions, particularly about:
    • location of device,
    • time of detonation, and
    • type of device.
  • Listen for background noises.
  • Note the time the caller hangs up.
  • Hang up the phone. Immediately call 911

CALL 911 and report:

  • Your name.
  • Location and telephone number you are calling from.
  • The situation.
  • Location of the device, if known.
  • Time it is set to detonate, if known.
  • Type of device, if known.
  • Exact time you received the call.
  • Any other information on the Bomb Threat Checklist.

Keeping Updated

  • Alerts on University of Alaska
  • Your supervisor, department/college administrator or building coordinator

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