Civil Disturbances​

​For civil disturbances that could threaten safety or property, the below procedures should be followed.


  1. Keep calm. Resistance may only increase the destruction of property and a threat to bodily harm.

  2. Do not confront demonstrators.

  3. Call University Police at 715-346-3456 or 9-1-1 if immediate threat to safety. Provide the following information:

    1. Location (building, floor, room, entrance, etc.).

    2. Approximate number of leaders.

    3. Description of person(s) causing the disturbance.

    4. Size of group.

    5. Obvious objective or demand of group.

    6. Describe if group is rational, organized, violent, etc.

  4. If possible, continue with your normal work schedule until University Police arrive. If your safety is threatened, evacuate affected area.

  5. When law enforcement arrives, provide them with an update. Follow their instructions.