Bomb Threat

General Instructions:

  • If possible, have another person monitor the bomb threat call.
  • Keep the caller on the line and talking as long as possible.
  • Complete as much of the below information as possible.
  • Ask the caller to repeat the message.
  • Report the call immediately to Marist Security at Ext. 5555 – Follow instructions!
  • Do not touch suspicious packages. Be sure to report any suspicious packages, items, or persons in the area.


  • When is bomb going to explode?
  • Where is it right now?
  • What does it look like?
  • What kind of bomb is it?
  • What will cause it to explode?
  • How many bombs are there?
  • Did you place the bomb? Why?
  • Who placed the bomb? Why?
  • What is your address?
  • What is your name?
  • To the best of your ability, try to remember the exact wording of threat.