VI - 1.15 - Policy on Threats, Campus Disturbances, Firearms
The University will deal quickly and appropriately with any disturbances on the campus. Threats or any other disruption of the peace and security of the campus should be reported immediately to the Department of Public Safety. Officers of the Department are trained to respond to such emergencies. An officer or officers will immediately assess the situation, determine actions to be taken and assume control. University police officers are authorized to carry weapons. They are well trained in the use of weapons and certified by the Maryland Police Training Commission. They are able to recognize incidents necessitating arrest or other appropriate action. All members of the campus community should report threats, campus disturbances and other situations that may warrant the intervention of the campus police officers to the Department of Public Safety.