Policies and Procedures Handbook

Last Updated: 6/13/2005
Garrett County Public Schools
40 South Second Street
Oakland, MD 21550

Bomb Threat Procedure

In the event that a telephone call, or notice to the effect that a bomb has been placed in a school, or any other building, the following procedures are to be implemented:

        1. Complete Bomb Threat Checklist (857.225)

        2. Contact 911 (Emergency Management Agency) to establish and coordinate a response effort.

            The Emergency Management Agency will contact the police agency and alert other appropriate agencies/departments; e.g., Fire Marshall, Fire Department, etc.

        3. Police personnel will assist in determining appropriate response; e.g., immediate evacuation, bomb search team, etc.

        4. Contact Superintendent of Schools, Supervisor of Maintenance and Operations, or the Assistant Superintendent of Instruction.

Bomb Threats Preparedness Planning Checklist

Bomb Threat Checklist

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