Violent or Threatening Situation

Violence can happen at any time. In the event of violence or the threat of violence follow the following procedures:

Threat of Violence
  • Any threat of violence needs to be reported to the department of Security as soon as possible.
  • Write down the information given for evidence
  • If threat is of immediate danger, notify Security immediately by dialing 33 on campus phone or 1-660-349-9513 non-campus phone. Have them report to area stat or call 9.911 and report threat to police.
  • Stay calm
  • Do not provoke a response from individual(s)
Violent situation
  • Call 911 as soon as it is safe to do so
  • Notify security
  • Remain calm and cooperative
  • Do not threaten or provoke the aggressor(s)
  • Take shelter or leave the area quickly and quietly
  • Assist Police with information and follow their instructions
  • Write down information about the incident as soon as possible

If you are in a patient care area or work directly with the public, please read the document below "How to respond to disruptive, threatening or violent behavior"

Important ATSU Kirksville Emergency Numbers

Security Office: 1-660-626-2380
Switchboard / Dispatch:– 0 - or – 626-2121 

Security Emergency and non-emergency
(On Campus) ext. 33
(Off Campus) 1-660-349-9513

Kirksville Police: 
(On Campus) Dial 9-911 
(Off Campus) Dial 911