When to Shelter in Place
Examples of potential crimes in progress which may require sheltering in place are as follows:
- Someone has a gun or weapon on campus or there is an active shooter or shots are heard on campus.
- Execution of a high-risk search or arrest warrant of a potentially dangerous suspect.
- Serious crime that is actively occurring on campus (e.g.: homicide, hostage situation, aggravated assault, robbery with a
deadly weapon, sexual assault, etc.)
- Serious crime committed in close proximity to the campus or a campus building (e.g.: homicide, hostage situation, aggravated
assault, robbery with a deadly weapon, sexual assault, etc.)
- Severe weather such as tornado warnings or severe weather warnings (a severe weather warning is a severe thunderstorm warning
accompanied by a tornado watch).
- Hazardous material incident on or near campus.
It is essential for the safety of all persons on campus during an emergency to comply with the instructions as directed by
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