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Active Shooter / Assailant

If an active shooter / assailant is reported or encountered: Decide – Run. Hide. Fight. RUN – If the assailant ‘s location is known and the opportunity to escape is […]

Alcohol Safety

In case of an alcohol or other drug related emergency: Call 9-1-1 Stay with the individual until public safety officials arrive. Do not try to give the individual anything to […]

Bomb Threat

Threatening Call / Bomb threat Checklist:  http://www.police.ufl.edu/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/Bomb-threat-procedures.pdf   If a bomb threat is called in: Telephone Threat DO NOT hang up on caller and speak calmly. Write down incoming phone […]

Building Fire / Evacuation

If you encounter Odor/Smoke/Fire/Explosion: RACE Rescue — Persons in immediate danger, if possible. This includes yourself! Alarm — Pull fire alarm and call 9-1-1. Contain — Fire and smoke by […]

Dangerous, Disruptive or Disturbing Employee

If an individual is dangerous or threatening harm to self or others call 9-1-1 immediately.   If you encounter a disruptive or disturbing employee If you are NOT concerned for […]

Dangerous, Disruptive or Disturbing Student

If an individual is dangerous or threatening harm to self or others call 9-1-1 immediately.   If you encounter a disruptive or disturbing student If you are NOT concerned for […]

Extreme Heat

In the event of extreme heat: Wear light, loose-fitting warm-weather clothing. Avoid exerting yourself outdoors. Stay indoors as much as possible. Consider going to a cool building if you do […]


Turn Around Don’t Drown Avoid flooded roads, paths, sidewalks and areas, which could be damaged under the flood waters. Turn around and go another way. Be especially cautious at night […]

Hazardous Materials Release / Shelter In Place

In the event of a hazardous material release: Call 9-1-1 Do not attempt to clean up the spill unless specifically trained and outfitted to do so. Turn off all ignition […]


When thunder roars go indoors Stop all outdoors activities Seek shelter in a substantial building or hard-topped vehicle. Wait 30 minutes after the storm to resume activities. Source: Emergency Management […]

Medical Emergency

If you encounter someone experiencing a medical emergency (examples: heart attack, loss of consciousness, large loss of blood, serious accident or seizure): Call 9-1-1. Unless trained, do not render assistance […]

Severe Thunderstorm Warning / Tornado Warning

If a Severe Thunderstorm Warning or Tornado Warning is issued: Seek shelter in a sturdy building. Vehicles, trailers and modular buildings may not provide good protection. Move to interior areas […]

Suspicious Packages / Mail

If you come in contact with a suspicious packages / mail: Opened Package – If you have opened a package containing a unknown substance, powder, or threat: Place it down […]

Utility Outage/Disruption

In the event of a utility outage or disruption: If an emergency call 9-1-1.   Power Outage: If you are in an unlighted area, proceed cautiously to an area that […]