If firearms are suspected to be in a vehicle or on campus property, or if a person has made verbal threats of having a firearm, call Public Safety at 614-236-6666 and indicate the suspicion, the type of weapon and the whereabouts of the individual.
Do not attempt to challenge the individual.
If engaged in dialogue with the individual, attempt to calm the person. If the situation escalates, disengage as soon as it is safely possible to do so. Avoid conduct and conversation likely to escalate the situation or excite the individual. Note: physical intervention is generally not recommended.