Suspicious Devices or substances (gas leaks, bomb threats, drones)

If you find a suspicious device or substance:

  • Clear the area and call 911 from a safe distance.
  • Do not use phone or radios near the area
  • Follow instructions from police for possible evacuations
  • If you see a drone / UAS flying over campus, please call University Police. If it lands, do not approach or try to capture it.

If a bomb threat is phoned in:

  • Obtain as much information as possible from the caller. Use the Bomb Threat Information Checklist to help you.
  • Try to signal someone to call 911 while you continue taking notes.
  • Relay important information to University Police. This may include background noises, voice tone, specific wording, etc.