If you are involved in a hostage situation:
- If possible, call Public Safety at 717-291-3939 or dial 911
- Supply the dispatcher with as many details as possible, including number of persons involved, description of hostage takers, weapons displayed, threats made, etc.
- Do not attempt to negotiate or argue with the hostage taker. Follow their instructions precisely.
- Remain calm
- Encourage others to remain calm and to do what they are told.