hostage situations

A hostage situation refers to the unlawful abduction or restraint of one or more individuals with intent to restrict their freedom. These situations can be among the most tense episodes for any college campus or law enforcement operation.


Individual and Group Safety Information

The following are recommendations in case you are in a hostage situation:

The following are safety recommendations in case you are in a building in which a hostage situation is taking place:


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