What is the situation? You receive a call, email or letter telling you a bomb has been placed on campus. What should I do? If it is a telephoned threat: Attempt to get as much information as possible about the caller (male or female, accent, etc.). Try to get the exact location where the bomb has been planted, or is going to be planted. Listen for any background noise that may indicate the location of the caller. Use the Bomb Threat Checklist below to capture as much information as possible. Report it immediately to the Tacoma Police Department at 9-1-1. Bomb Threat Checklist If the threat comes by email or letter: Report it immediately to the Tacoma Police Department at 9-1-1. If you find a device: Do not touch the device in any way. Evacuate and seal off the area using building evacuation procedures. Call Tacoma Police and Campus Safety, indicating that a device has been found.