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Hostage Situation

If you witness a hostage situation or hostage attempt:

  1. Do not intervene or call attention to yourself.
  2. Get to a safe place.
  3. Call 911 or 9-911 from an on-campus phone and give police the following information:
    • Number of hostage takers.
    • Description of hostage takers.
    • Type of weapon(s) being used or description.
    • Number and names of hostages.
    • Demands and instructions hostage takers have given.
    • Report known injuries or medical needs.
  4. Remain on the line with the police until they arrive.
  5. Have someone call Campus Security at 817-531-4911 or ext. 4911 to clear the area.