b. Evacuation will be determined by the bomb scene officer (normally the facility
commander) after a thorough evaluation of all available information.
c. Evacuation must occur with the same compliance and speed as that of a fire drill. All
correctional staff will remove those items that they brought in (briefcases, thermos bottles, lunch
bags), turn off radios, open windows and doors, and unlock cabinets and drawers.
d. Evacuate to a predetermined assembly area at least 300 feet from the structure. Conduct a
head count/roll call of the prisoners and account for correctional personnel.
e. Search team personnel should be familiar with the area that they are assigned to search,
and know how to conduct a systematic search.
f. Do not use, or allow anyone to use, a radio transmitter inside or near the building as it
could set off the device. When communications are needed, a telephone or messenger must be