Campus or workplace violence may include the use of deadly weapons.
Advance warning is unlikely. Contact police at extension 5911
or (815) 836-5911 or 911 in the event of any incident of violence
and try to remain calm for your safety and the safety of others.
Call police at extension 5911 or (815) 836-5911,
if it is safe to do so and advise exactly where you are located.
Stay on the line with the dispatcher if it is safe to
Take no action to intervene.
VIOLENT CRIME IN PROGRESS (SUCH AS AN ACTIVE
If exiting the building is possible
Exit the building immediately.
Tell others who may be approaching to stay out of the building.
Try to be aware of your surroundings.
Notify police at extension 5911 or (815) 836-5911 or
911 immediately upon reaching a safe location.
If exiting the building is not possible
Go to the nearest room
Close and lock the door.
Choose a room without windows if possible, if not stay away
Turn off the lights and remain quiet.
DO NOT answer the door.
Call police at extension 5911 or (815)
836-5911 or 911
Remain in place until help arrives or
you receive further direction from
systems (Send Word
Now, Federal Informer
system, the University PA system)
If the incident is occurring in the immediate area where you are
Try to exit if safe to do so.
Take cover if threatened and you cannot exit.
If possible, call police at extension 5911 or (815) 836-5911 or 911.
Do not disturb, move, or touch any suspicious
Immediately evacuate the building using established evacuation
Call police at extension 5911 or
(815) 836-5911 or 911. Provide as much
information as possible
on the line with
the dispatcher, if it is safe to do so.