Emergency Procedures - Assault/Fight

If you witness or are alerted to an assault or fight on campus, call 9-1-1 immediately and provide the following information:

- Your name

- Your location

- Telephone number from where you are calling

- Location of the assault or fight (inside a building or outside)

- Number of persons involved

- Location of the incident

- Number of injuries

- Location of injured

  1. Ensure the safety of students, staff and faculty.

  2. If possible, address the combatants by name and use a distraction to defuse the situation.

  3. Control the scene and demand that the combatants stop.

  4. Clear onlookers.

  5. Care for the injured until the Duluth Police Department and paramedics arrive.

  6. Seal off the area where the assault took place.