Suspicious Package

In case of suspicious mail or packages, following the recommended steps can minimize problems. If a suspicious letter or package is received:

  • Contact the University police at (701)-231-8998 or call 911.
  • Give dispatcher description & location of package.
  • Follow the instructions given by the police.
  • Do not shake or empty the contents of any suspicious mail.
  • Do not carry the package or envelope, show it to others, or allow others to examine it.
  • Treat the scene as a crime scene.
  • Alert others in the area about the suspicious envelope or package. Leave the area, close any doors, and take actions to prevent others from entering the area.
  • WASH hands with soap and water to prevent spreading potentially infectious material to face or skin.
  • Evacuate the building if told to do so by Emergency Response Officials.
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