Bomb Threat Call Checklist

Questions to ask: (exact wording)

  1. When is the bomb going to explode?
  2. Where is it right now?
  3. What does it look like?
  4. What kind of bomb is it?
  5. What will cause it to explode?
  6. Did you place the bomb?
  7. Why?
  8. What is your name?
  • Sex of caller
  • Approximate age
  • Length of call

Caller's Voice

Calm Laughing Disguised Deep Breathing Stutter Cracking Voice
Angry Crying Accent Loud Nasal Slow
Excited Normal Deep Slurred Soft Distinct
Rapid Clearing Throat Familiar: If so, whom did it sound like?

Background Sounds

Street Noises House Noises Factory Machinery Local
Crockery Motor Animal Noises Long Distance
Voices Clear Office Machinery Booth
PA System Static Music Other

Threat Language

Well Spoken Foul Incoherent Message Read By
Educated Irrational Taped Righteous