In Response to Disruptive Behavior:
- Do not ignore disruptive behavior.
- Consider discussing your concerns with the individual.
- Document exactly what you are concerned with, what you witnessed or heard, read, etc.
- Keep evidence that supports your concern.
- Notify University officials
In Response to Harassing/Threatening Behavior:
- Decide whether it is best to evacuate, shelter-in-place, or avoid area.
- Call 911 or your campus emergency number.
- If needed, signal to someone that you need help.
- Do not engage in conversation or arguments.
- Do not attempt to physically detain anyone.
- Listen/ watch attentively.
- Document or try to remember as much as possible:
- Write physical descriptions of individuals (clothing, physique, accent, etc.) and vehicles (make, model, color, license plate, etc…).
- Write what is happening, noting actions, locations, and items. If important property, data, or research is threatened, secure the most high-value resources as best as possible, if it is safe to do so.
In Response to Psychological Crisis/Suicide Threat:
- Take all threats seriously.
- Monitor the person making the threats from a safe distance.
- Do not try to approach or reason with the person making threats.
- Call 911.
- Stay in a safe area until emergency responders arrive.
- Provide information to emergency responders.