Terrorism may involve devastating acts using weapons of mass destruction. These weapons range from chemical agents, biological hazards, a radiological or nuclear device, and other explosives. The primary objective of a terrorist is to create widespread fear.

If There is a Terrorist Attack
  • Stay calm
  • Be vigilant. Look out for secondary hazards such as falling debris or additional attacks
  • Follow the instructions of emergency service personnel
If you Receive a Bomb Threat
  • Ask the caller the following questions:
    • When is the bomb going to explode?
    • Where is the bomb right now?
    • What kind of bomb is it?
    • What does the bomb look like?
    • Why did you place the bomb?
    • Where are you calling from?
  • Record the exact time and length of the call.
  • Write down the exact words of the caller.
  • Listen carefully to the caller's voice and background noise.
  • After you hang up, call 911 immediately from a hard-wired telephone - do not use cell phones to report a bomb threat