Telephone Bomb Threat Checklist
Instructions: If you should receive a bomb threat over the phone, answer the items on this checklist. Try to remain as calm as possible, remain clothed, do not interrupt the caller, and be courteous to try to establish a rapport with the caller. If possible, have another person (preferably a manager) listen in on the conversation. Do not scream "We’re all gonna die!"
YOUR NAME: _______________________________________DATE: _________________ TIME: ______________
SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER:_____-____-______ MOTHER’S MAIDEN NAME: _______________________________
PROFILE OF CALLER:
APPROXIMATE AGE: _____YEARS
APPROXIMATE AGE: _____IN DOG YEARS
FAVORITE COLOR:__________ FAVORITE FOOD:_________________ FAVORITE BACKSTREET BOY:_________
FAVORITE DAY OF WEEK:________________ HOBBIES (OTHER THAN BOMB THREATS): _____________________
TURN ONS AND TURN OFFS:_______________________________________________________________________
IDEA OF THE PERFECT ROMANTIC DATE: ____________________________________________________________
INFORMATION ABOUT BOMB
Pretend to have difficulty hearing to keep the caller on the line. If the caller is agreeable, ask questions such as:
What kind of bomb is it?_______________________________________________ Is it a "sex" bomb? YES NO
Did you make the bomb or purchase it? MADE PURCHASED RECEIVED AS GIFT
If purchased, where did you purchase it? Bombs-R-Us WalMart Radio Shack Jenny’s Hallmark
When is it set to explode? Time ____________ Time Remaining __________________________________________
Where is bomb located? Building ____________________ Area of Building ________________________________
Does caller appear familiar with layout of facilities in his/her description of the bomb location?
How do you know so much about bombs?____________________________________________________________
Is that a bomb in your pocket or are you just happy to see me? __________________________________________
What is your name and address?___________________________________________________________________
What night is Frasier on?____________________ Do you like the circus? YES NO All except for the clowns
Will you take me to the circus? YES NO OK, but only if you buy me a glow-in-the-dark butt whistle.
IMMEDIATE ACTION: Notifications: manager, 911, run like hell!