Missouri State University

Bomb Search Procedures

  • If the time of detonation given was in excess of 30 minutes from the time the call was received, the investigating officer in charge will initiate a search of the building.
  • The search will be suspended 30 minutes prior to the reported detonation.
  • The search will be resumed 30 minutes following the reported detonation.
  • If no time of detonation was given by the caller, the search will be conducted at the discretion of the investigating officer.
  • The investigating officer will make the decision if persons should or should not return to the building if no explosive has been found.