Typical characteristics of suspicious letters and package
- Misspelled words/names
- Badly typed or written labeling
- No return address
- Wrong title or name in address
- Restrictive markings such as “Personal” or “Confidential”
- No postmark or postmark does not match return address
- Excessive postage, tape, or string
Typical characteristics of suspicious people
- Persons acting agitated, dazed or confused, or speaking incoherently
- Persons attempting to access unauthorized areas
- Persons wearing clothing inconsistent with the weather (i.e. boots and trench coat in 90 degree weather)
- Persons loitering in areas where they do not appear to belong or should not be.
- Persons attempting to sell or give you something
- Any person who makes you feel uncomfortable or raises your suspicion to the point you think about calling Campus Safety.
How to report a suspicious person
- Call Campus Safety at 727-864-8260 immediately.
- Give a description of the individual, including:
- Physical features (i.e. hair color, height, and weight)
- The location where they were last seen and the direction they were moving.
- If possible, meet up with Campus Safety Officers to provide a better statement.