Dealing With Bomb Threats & Suspicious Packages
To The University Community:
of the last month have resulted in a need for an increased level
of security in and around the Penn Campus.
resource that community members can turn to for relevant and
information is the University‚s Emergency Information web site,
This site contains information regarding U.S. State Department
Travel Alerts, important facts about anthrax, and information if
should close during an emergency. From the Division of Public Safety‚s
web site, www.upenn.edu/police,
the community can find information concerning homeland security
issues, as well as important information regarding bomb threats
and suspicious packages.
October 25, and Friday, October 26, the Division of Public Safety
will be conducting training sessions concerning bomb threats and
suspicious packages. The training will be held at the Harold Prince
Theater, in Annenberg Center. Two sessions will be held each day,
the first from 9-10 a.m., and the second from noon to 1 p.m.
may call the University‚s Emergency Information Line at (215) 898-MELT
to obtain information about emergency closings or other events that
alter the University‚s operations.
has responded in a calm and professional manner to the changes in
our day-to- day lifestyle necessitated by the events of September
11th. The University administration and the Division of Public Safety
are doing everything possible to keep our community safe, and we
continue to be concerned for the emotional and physical well being
of the entire community. Thank you for your continued resolve and
of Public Safety
Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 9, October 23, 2001
October 23, 2001
Volume 48 Number 9