This policy applies to staff, contractors, interns, and certain volunteers of The Arc as determined by the immediate supervisor.


What to do if you receive a bomb threat over the telephone:

Immediately make a mental note or physical note of the following to assist the police:

  • Male or female? Young or old?  (try to guess age range)
  • The type of accent (if any), (slurred voice, etc.?)
  • Make note of the time of the call
  • Make note of the exact words if possible
  • Make note of background noises, such as a highway, busses, truck horns, train passing or whistle, cafe’ or restaurant, playground, etc.

Immediately alert management & follow The Arc’s Emergency Procedures

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