PSS Units

Emergency Mgmt

Emergency Management
875 Perimeter Dr MS 2281
Moscow, ID 83844-2281
Phone: (208) 885-7179
Fax: (208) 885-7001
Email

Active in Emergencies
(208) 885-1010

PSS

Public Safety and Security
875 Perimeter Dr MS 3162 
Moscow, ID 83844-3162
Phone: (208) 885-2254
Fax: (208) 885-9490

EHS

Environmental Health and Safety
875 Perimeter Dr MS 2030
Moscow, ID 83844-2030
Phone: (208) 885-6524
Fax: (208) 885-5969
Email

Risk Management

Risk Management & Insurance
875 Perimeter Dr MS 3162
Moscow, ID 83844-3162 
Phone: (208) 885-7177
Fax: (208) 885-9490
Email

Active in Emergencies
(208) 885-1010

Security Services

Security Services
875 Perimeter Dr MS 2281
Moscow, ID 83844-2281
Phone: (208) 885-7054
Fax: (208) 885-7001
Email

Bomb Defuser

Bomb Threat

In Case of a Bomb Threat

Bomb Threat Checklists are available through the Office of Public Safety and Security.  These checklists contain the same information listed below.  To order complimentary forms, call (208) 885-2254 or e-mail your request.  

Remember Details of the Call


If You Receive a Bomb Threat:


  • Use the Bomb Threat Checklist
  • If possible, hold up the orange card to notify another person that you have a threat on the phone
  • Listen carefully to the caller's voice
  • Record the exact time of call
  • Ask questions, particularly about:
    • time of placement
    • location of device,
    • time of detonation, and
    • type of device.
  • Listen for background noises
  • Note the time the caller hangs up

Immediately, before the next call comes in:

  • Pick up the phone and dial *57.  This will start a trace on the call. 
  • Listen, and write down what the recorded message says.
  • Hang up again, pick up the phone and dial *69, which will give the phone number of the last call received.  
  • Listen, and write down what the recorded message says.

CALL 911 and report:
  • Your name
  • Location and telephone number you are calling from
  • The situation
  • Location of the device, if known
  • Time it is set to detonate, if known
  • Type of device, if known
  • Exact time you received the call
  • The information you received after you dialed *57 and *69
  • Any other information on the Bomb Threat Checklist

Sources for Updates:
  • The University of Idaho's Emergency Update line is (208) 885-1010.  In the event of an emergency, there will be a recorded message. 
  • Emergency Alerts will be posted on the University of Idaho home page and the Vandal Alerts web page.
  • Your supervisor, department/college administrator or building coordinator