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Workplace violence may take many forms and may include use of deadly weapons. Advance warning of the violence is highly unlikely. Contact the Manchester Police Department at 911 and UNH Manchester Security at 641-4333 or 641-4101 in the event of any incident of workplace violence.

  • Shooting Protocol

    If you witness any armed individual on campus at any time, immediately contact Manchester Police Department at 911 and UNH Manchester Security at 641-4333 or 641-4101.

    If the shooter is outside the building:

    • Turn off all the lights and close and lock all windows and doors.
    • Close all window blinds and curtains.
    • If you can do so safely, get all individuals on the floor and out of the line of fire.
    • Move to a core area (an internal corridor) of the building if safe to do so and remain there until an "all clear" instruction is given by an authorized known voice.

    If the shooter is inside the building:

    • If it is possible to flee the area safely and avoid danger, do so.
    • Contact 911 with your location if possible.
    • If flight is impossible, lock all doors and secure yourself in your space.
    • Close all window blinds and curtains.
    • Get down on the floor or under a desk and remain silent.
    • Get individuals on the floor and out of the line of fire.
    • Wait for the "all clear" instruction.

    If the shooter comes into your class or office:

    • Stay calm.
    • Attempt to get the word out to other individuals if possible. Call 911 if possible.
    • Maintain eye contact.
    • Stall for time.
    • Attempt to talk with the individual. If you know the individual, use their first name.
    • Put distance between yourself and the offender.
    • If possible, keep an escape route behind you.
    • Never try to grab the weapon.
  • Suspicious Individuals Protocol
    1. Report a suspicious looking individual or activity to UNH Manchester Security at 641-4133 or 641-4101 and Manchester Police at 911. Give your location, name and reason for calling. Be ready to supply a physical description of the individual: age, weight, hair color and length, clothing, facial hair and any other distinguishing features. If the individual is in a vehicle, attempt to get the vehicle make, model and color as well as the license plate number, if possible

    2. If you suspect the person is armed or see a weapon, call 911 immediately and report the situation.

    3. Do not approach a suspect individual yourself. Contact UNH Manchester Security at 641-4133 or 641-4101and Manchester Police at 911 as quickly as possible while monitoring the location of the person if feasible.

Workplace violence may take many forms and may include use of deadly weapons. Advance warning of the violence is highly unlikely. Contact the Manchester Police Department at 911 and UNH Manchester Security at 641-4333 or 641-4101 in the event of any incident of workplace violence.

Shooting Protocol

  1. If you witness any armed individual on campus at any time, immediately contact Manchester Police Department at 911 and UNH Manchester Security at 641-4333 or 641-4101.
  2. If the shooter is outside the building:
  • Turn off all the lights and close and lock all windows and doors.
  • Close all window blinds and curtains.
  • If you can do so safely, get all individuals on the floor and out of the line of fire.
  • Move to a core area (an internal corridor) of the building if safe to do so and remain there until an "all clear" instruction is given by an authorized known voice.
  • If the shooter is inside the building:
    • If it is possible to flee the area safely and avoid danger, do so.
    • Contact 911 with your location if possible.
    • If flight is impossible, lock all doors and secure yourself in your space.
    • Close all window blinds and curtains.
    • Get down on the floor or under a desk and remain silent.
    • Get individuals on the floor and out of the line of fire.
    • Wait for the "all clear" instruction.
  • If the shooter comes into your class or office:
    • Stay calm.
    • Attempt to get the word out to other individuals if possible. Call 911 if possible.
    • Maintain eye contact.
    • Stall for time.
    • Attempt to talk with the individual. If you know the individual, use their first name.
    • Put distance between yourself and the offender.
    • If possible, keep an escape route behind you.
    • Never try to grab the weapon.
  • Suspicious Individuals Protocol

    1. Report a suspicious looking individual or activity to UNH Manchester Security at 641-4133 or 641-4101 and Manchester Police at 911. Give your location, name and reason for calling. Be ready to supply a physical description of the individual: age, weight, hair color and length, clothing, facial hair and any other distinguishing features. If the individual is in a vehicle, attempt to get the vehicle make, model and color as well as the license plate number, if possible

    2. If you suspect the person is armed or see a weapon, call 911 immediately and report the situation.

    3. Do not approach a suspect individual yourself. Contact UNH Manchester Security at 641-4133 or 641-4101and Manchester Police at 911 as quickly as possible while monitoring the location of the person if feasible.