Below you will find copy and pasted images as well as a PDF version for a Bomb Threat Checklist and Suspicious Package guidance. These are taken from the NYPD’s Counter Terrorism Bureau. There are others that you can find but these are simple and easily printable. Every phone in your organization that can take calls from the outside and every mail/package delivery area, including security desks, should have copies of a checklist like these in case there is a bomb threat or suspicious package incident.
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Dr. Matthew W. Colpitts has served at Léman Manhattan Preparatory School as the Director of Residence Life since August 2017 leading the educational, operational, and student support aspects of the boarding program. Matt has been an educator, administrator, and leader in higher education and K12 independent schools for over 10 years serving in the areas of residence life, university housing, student conduct, campus safety and security, emergency management, enrollment management, and student affairs. Matt has also served in educator-leader roles at diverse educational institutions including Clark University, Landmark College, Southern Oregon University, Utah State University, and Interlochen Center of the Arts. Most recently, he was the Dean of Students for the Academy at Interlochen Center for the Arts. He also does independent risk and safety management consulting. A first-generation college student from rural Maine, Matt is a proud graduate of Clark University in Worcester, MA with a B.A. in English and Philosophy. He holds an Ed.D. from Fielding Graduate University where he researched emergency management in educational institutions. Outside of school, Matt enjoys reading, traveling, and learning Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. View all posts by mcolpitts