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Missing Person / Child



WHAT YOU SHOULD DO

  1. If you need to report a missing person or child, call the Tulane Police emergency line.  Tulane Police Emergency Numbers are:
  • Tulane National Primate Center Police emergency:  985-871-6411
  • Tulane Downtown Campus Police emergency: 504-988-5555
  • Tulane Uptown Campus Police emergency: 504-865-5200, or pick-up the nearest emergency blue-light phone.
  • Other Campuses: Call 911
  1. Give the TUPD Dispatcher your name.
  2. Give the TUPD Dispatcher your exact location and any information you have regarding the person/child who is missing.
  3. Stayat your location until a TUPD officer arrives to ascertain more information and begin immediate search for the person/child.

WHAT WILL HAPPEN

  1. TUPD will immediately dispatch officers to the scene.
  2. TUPD will provide information to NOPD and other agencies describing the missing person.
  3. TUPD will begin a search of campus and surrounding areas to attempt to locate the person or child.
  4. If an initial search does not result in locating the missing person/child, the Tulane emergency alert system may be activated to alert the community that a person/child is missing.  Local and state police agencies may issue an “Amber Alert” to the general public as well.



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Citation information:

Page accessed: Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Page URL: http://tulane.edu/emergency/preparedness/missing-person_child.cfm

Emergency Management, Tulane University, 327 Gibson Hall, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-862-8370 website@tulane.edu