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 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

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