1.

Location

Where are you? What’s a landmark/cross-street? Provide as much information as possible—the more details, the better!

2.

What’s happening?

Is it happening now? How many suspect(s) are there?

3.

Does someone have a weapon?

What kind? Long gun (shotgun)? Or handgun?

4.

Did someone call in a bomb threat?

Show interest and find out what you can.

5.

What is the suspect(s) wearing?

Hat? Coat? What color shoes? Dress?

6.

Are there hostages? Injuries?