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Emergency Procedures

In An Emergency...

Be aware of your surroundings.
Being aware of where you are and what is happening around you can help you to understand how information, events, and your own actions will impact your safety and your ability to protect yourself, both now and in the near future. 
Protect yourself.
Based on your assessment of the situation, use your best judgment to protect yourself and, if possible without putting yourself in danger, others. 
Help others. 
Once you are safely away from danger, warn others of the hazard and help if you can without putting yourself at risk of danger. 
Call for help.
Any emergency service can be summoned by calling 911. 

When Reporting Emergencies

An emergency is any immediate threat to life and/or property that requires immediate response from police, fire, or emergency medical services. Some examples of emergencies are crimes in progress, any kind of fire or a serious injury or illness. If you are not sure if an incident falls into an emergency classification, feel free to call 911 when an immediate response is needed. Campus police can be reached at (501) 882-8851; dial 8851 from a campus phone. 

When Calling:
  • Stay on the line with the 911 dispatcher
  • Provide the address, location, building, or room number and a description of the emergency
  • Provide the phone number at your location
  • Provide a thorough description of the incident to assure appropriate resources are dispatched

Report Emergencies To:

Report Emergencies to:  9-911 from a landline, or 911 from a mobile phone

Campus Police (Beebe):  501.882.8851

Campus Police (Searcy):  501.207.6240

Campus Police (Heber Springs):  501.362.1234

Facilities Management (Physical Plant):  501.882.4526

Safety & Emergency Management:  501.882.4469

Public Statements

Statements to the news media will be made by the ASU Beebe Public Relations Office in coordination with appropriate emergency officials. Statements to family members will be made by the Human Resources Office (concerning employees) or Student Affairs Office (concerning students). 

Employment, Purchasing, Contracting

There are no provisions for suspension of state laws in an emergency. The ranking university official on the scene shall attempt to comply with laws if possible and shall maintain records where threat to life and property require extraordinary action.

Important Info

  • Dial 911
Facility Emergency:
  • Beebe - DIal 882.8851 (8851 from a campus phone)
  • Searcy - Dial 207.6240 (6240 from a campus phone)
  • Heber - Dial 362.1234 (1234 from a campus phone)
  • Physical Plant - Dial 882.4526 
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