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Bomb or Terrorist Threat



If you observe a suspicious object or potential bomb on campus, do not handle the object. Clear the area and immediately call the University Police at extension 2222 or 417-626-2222.

If you receive a phone call that a bomb or other device has been placed on campus ask the caller:

  • What kind of device is it?
  • Where is the device located?
  • What does it look like?
  • Why did you place the device there?
  • Keep talking to the caller as long as possible and record the following:

  • Age and sex of caller
  • Time of call
  • Speech pattern, accent
  • Background noise
  • Immediately notify the University Police at extension 2222 or 626-2222 and supply them with the information outlined above.