Person With Weapon

NOTE: The type, severity, reactions, and impact of an incident are not always the same. The information provided below is some suggested actions to take. This may or may not be everything you should or should not do as your actions may vary depending on the incident.


  • Should an individual with a weapon enter the building or an act of violence occurs, it should be reported to University Police immediately. Dial 4911.
  • Remain calm

Beginning or During

  • All occupants should remain in the building in offices or classrooms. Lock or otherwise try to secure the door to keep person with weapon from entering room.
  • Keep away from windows and position yourself in the room where you do not obstruct windows and doors.


Write down what you saw and give it to UPD.