Police Department

Suspicious Package

Suspicious Package

 

IF YOU RECEIVE A SUSPICIOUS LETTER OR PACKAGE:

  1. Handle with care. Don't shake or bump.
  2. Isolate it immediately.
  3. Don't open, smell, touch, or taste.
  4. Treat it as suspect. Call local law enforcement authorities.

markings of a suspicious package

 

IF A PARCEL IS OPEN AND/OR A THREAT IS IDENTIFIED:

For a Bomb:

  • Evacuate immediately.
  • Call Police.
  • Contact Postal Inspectors.
  • Call local Fire Department/HAZMAT unit.

 

For Radiological:

  • Limit exposure - don't handle.
  • Evacuate area.
  • Shield yourself from object.
  • Call Police.
  • Contact Postal Inspectors.
  • Call local Fire Department/HAZMAT unit.

 

For Biological or Chemical:

  • Isolate - don't handle
  • Evacuate immediate area.
  • Wash your hands with soap and warm water.
  • Call Police.
  • Contact Postal Inspectors.
  • Call local Fire Department/HAZMAT unit.