Always be alert and report suspicious activity to Campus Security
1. If you receive a threatening call.
- Obtain as much information from the caller as possible.
- Notify Campus Security.
- Do NOT activate the building alarm system to evacuate.
2. How to recognize a suspicious package:
A letter or parcel that is unexpected or unknown with any of the following characteristics:
- Foreign mail, air mail, and special delivery
- Restrictive markings such as Confidential or Personal, etc.
- Excessive postage
- Handwritten or poorly typed address
- Incorrect titles
- Titles but no names
- Misspellings of common words
- Oily stains or discolorations
- No return address
- Excessive weight
- Rigid envelope
- Lopsided or uneven envelope
- Protruding wires or tin foil
- Excessive securing materials such as masking tape or string
- Visual distractions
3. What to do with suspicious parcels
- Contact Campus Security at 208-496-3000.
- Move people in the immediate area away, but do NOT activate the fire alarm system.
- Do NOT move or open the package.
- Do NOT investigate too closely.
- Do NOT cover or insulate the package.
4. If you are asked to evacuate:
- Check you work area for unfamiliar items. Do NOT touch suspicious items; report them to authorities on the scene.
- Take personal belongings with you, such as keys, bags, etc.
- Leave doors and windows open; Do NOT turn light switches on or off.
- Do NOT make cell phone calls.
- Use stairs only; do NOT use elevators.
- Move away from the building.
- Do NOT re-enter until authorization to do so is issued by Campus Security.
1. Online threats need to be taken seriously and reported to the correct authorities. If you receive or view a threat to harm or damage someone or something related to BYU-Idaho, report it immediately to Campus Security at 208-496-3000.
2. Do not engage the individual who made or distributed the threat.
1. In case of a riot, leave the area immediately.
2. Inform police and Campus Security.
3. Stay away from the situation until it is resolved.