Bomb Threat Basics

Here are some best practices on handling bomb threats provided by the Indiana Department of Education and written by Safe Havens International.

In light of the disruption caused by the recent spate of bomb threats on U.S. campuses this past week, CS’ good friends at Safe Havens International have provided the link to a white paper they wrote in 2006 for the Indiana Department of Education’s School Safety Specialist’s Academy. The document covers protocols, plans and training so campuses can better respond to bomb threats.

Although the white paper focuses on K-12 incidents, much of the information in it also pertains to college campuses.

Read the white paper.

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Robin Hattersley Gray

Robin has been covering the security and campus law enforcement industries since 1998 and is a specialist in school, university and hospital security, public safety and emergency management, as well as emerging technologies and systems integration. She joined CS in 2005 and has authored award-winning editorial on campus law enforcement and security funding, officer recruitment and retention, access control, IP video, network integration, event management, crime trends, the Clery Act, Title IX compliance, sexual assault, dating abuse, emergency communications, incident management software and more. Robin has been featured on national and local media outlets and was formerly associate editor for the trade publication Security Sales & Integration. She obtained her undergraduate degree in history from California State University, Long Beach.

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