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Threats

Emergency Response Guidelines


If faced with a threat, contact Security at 8.204.786.6666 or police at 911.


Threat made in Person

  • Make every attempt to appear calm in you motions and in your voice
  • Alert others of your predicament
  • If you are actually speaking with the individual advise them that your main goal is to HELP them, not hinder them
  • Attempt to distance yourself from the individual, if possible
  • If the person has left the area, IMMEDIATELY LOCK YOUR DOOR, if possible


Threat made via Telephone

  • Document exactly what was said
  • You can use the Telephone Threat Procedures [PDF] form
  • If you believe the caller is on campus, IMMEDIATELY LOCK YOUR DOOR


Threat made by Electronic Means

  • Do not destroy any records of the communication
  • If you believe the sender is on campus, IMMEDIATELY LOCK YOUR DOOR


Threat made by other means

  • If you discover a threat made by other means (i.e. note on a bathroom wall) immediately contact Security Services
  • If you have any information regarding a threat please also contact Security at tips@uwinnipeg.ca

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