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Threat Assessment Team

Mission Statement

Lincoln Memorial University is committed to promoting and providing a safe and secure environment for all faculty, staff, students, and visitors to our campus. Therefore, the Threat Assessment Team will review and evaluate information regarding concerns or issues involving perceived threats to University students, faculty, staff, visitors or property and will act, as necessary, to protect the campus community.

The Threat Assessment Team has been established to:

  • Receive, coordinate and assess information on perceived threats to the safety and security of University students, faculty, staff, visitors or property
  • Share and evaluate available information to determine if an articulable and significant risk of threat is present
  • Develop an appropriate plan of action to mitigate the risk, including intervention strategies to deal with violence, threats and disruptive behavior
  • Respond to situations involving an articulable and significant risk of violence or threatening behavior including behavior indicating a potential risk of harm to self or others
  • Identify and develop resources for troubled faculty, staff, and students
  • Communicate with others as necessary and appropriate to carry out the team's purposes
  • Recommend University action regarding campus safety and security matters to appropriate decision makers
  • Develop resources and training for the campus community on identification, reporting and responding to situations involving potential threats to safety and security
  • Review and assess outcomes of actions taken