Call the UM Police, (205) 665-6500, as soon as possible. Try to remember as much about the person as possible. Important characteristics to recall include: sex; race; hair color, length and texture; body size; clothing description; scars and other noticeable markings; mode of travel; vehicle type, color, and license number. The campus will be searched immediately for suspects, and neighboring police agencies will be notified.
If you see anyone acting suspiciously, call the University Police, (205)665-6500, at once. Do not approach the person yourself. Report the type of suspicious activity and give a general description of the subjects (number of persons, sex, race, dress, vehicle and location). University police will investigate your report immediately. If all members of the campus community become security-conscious and report suspicious activity, thefts and related incidents will be measurably reduced. Remember, it is your responsibility, too!
If you receive a bomb threat, it is important to obtain as much information from the caller as possible. Things to ask include: location of bomb, time of explosion, and type of bomb. Observe the caller's voice and any background noises you may hear. Such information may assist in identifying the caller. Call the University Police immediately. Do Not Panic! University police will search the area involved and notify personnel trained in removal if a device is found. University police, together with the supervisor of the building, will determine whether evacuation is necessary.
Contact the AT & T Annoyance Call Bureau, at 1-888-966-6222 or at www.att.com/acb. Also, report occurrences of this type of call to the University Police, (205) 665-6500, as soon as possible. The University of Montevallo Police Department works closely with the AT&T Security Office to assist resident students in dealing with telephone calls of this nature.
Follow these suggestions if you begin receiving obscene, harassing, or threatening calls: