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Active Shooter

If an active shooter is reported or encountered: Decide – Run. Hide. Fight. RUN – If the shooter’s location is known and the opportunity to escape is available, flee the […]


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 […]


Flood

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 […]


Lightning

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 […]