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Home Emergencies Emergency Procedures Hostage or Terrorist Situation

Provide Information to Dispatch

Give the dispatcher any information you have, including:

  • Suspect description
  • Number of hostages
  • Location of incident
  • Types of weapons or communication devices that are apparent

Evacuate the Area

  1. Evacuate the area where the incident is happening
  2. Keep others away from the area

Police will take control of the situation once they arrive and will notify everyone when the situation is resolved.