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Threatening Individual


A threatening individual is any person who you determine to be a threat to you or those around you. The individual may have a gun or knife or just make you feel uncomfortable. Trust your instincts.

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  • Notify 911 and Public Safety whether the individual poses an immediate threat to you or not.
  • Be realistic about your ability to protect yourself. Stay calm and avoid conflict. If possible, seek protection in a classroom/office that locks and has telephone access. Leave the building immediately if this does not put you at risk with the individual.
  • REMEMBER: Only you can decide which course of action is appropriate during a threatening encounter.