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Framingham State University Police Department
McCarthy Center (Access off Church Street)
100 State Street
P.O. Box 9101
Framingham, MA 01701-9101

Phone: 508-626-4911
Fax: 508-626-4899
TTY: 508-626-4008

Use Emergency 911 or Campus Police 4911

Secure immediate area:

  • Lock and barricade doors
  • Turn off lights
  • Close blinds
  • Block Window
  • Keep Occupants calm and Quiet and out of site
  • Keep yourself out of sight and take adequate cover/protection, (concrete walls, thick desk, file cabinets, cover may protect you from bullets)
  • Silence cell phones

What to report:

  • Your specific location – building name, office, room number
  • Number of people at your specific location
  • Injuries – numbered injured, types of injuries
  • Assailants location, number of suspects, physical description, clothing description, type of weapon (long gun or hand gun) shooters identity if known, separate explosions from gunfire, etc.

Police response:

  • Objective is to immediately engage assailants
  • Evacuate victims
  • Facilitate follow up medical care
  • Criminal investigation

Un-securing an area:

  • Consider the risk before un-securing an area
  • Remember the shooter will not stop unless they are engaged by an outside force
  • Attempts to rescue people should only be attempted if it can be accomplished without further endangering the persons inside a secure area
  • If doubt exist the area should remain secured and wait for a police escort

Program the FSU police phone number in your cell phone for an emergency, 508-626-4911.

Framingham State University

100 State Street

PO Box 9101

Framingham, MA 01701-9101


Phone: 508-620-1220