Bomb Concealment

Buildings & Structures

  • Elevator wells and shafts.
  • Nooks
  • Closets
  • Storage rooms
  • False Panels
  • Walk areas
  • Counterweights
  • Motors
  • Cables
  • Trash in shafts
  • All ceiling areas
  • Restrooms
  • Access doors
  • Crawl space in rest rooms and areas used as access to plumbing fixtures
  • Electric fixtures
  • Utility and other closet area
  • Space under stairwell
  • Boiler(furnace) rooms
  • Flammable storage areas
  • Main switches and valves
  • Indoor trash receptacles
  • Storage areas, including record-storage areas
  • Mail rooms
  • Ceiling lights with easily removable panels
  • Fire hose racks
  • Basements
  • Around windows hidden by drapes or shades
  • Inside desks
  • Inside storage cabinets and containers
  • Under tables

Auditoriums & Theaters

Searches must be conducted under each seat, into cut seat cushions, as well as the following:

  • Stage area
  • Microphones
  • Speaker platform
  • Crawl ways
  • Tunnels
  • Trapdoors
  • Dressing rooms
  • Restrooms
  • Storage areas
  • Ceilings
  • Props
  • Hanging decorations
  • Lighting fixtures
  • Sound system
  • Air-conditioning system
  • Roof
  • Heating system
  • Projection booths

Academic Buildings

Bombings in academic buildings are usually directed against non-student areas.

  • Lockers
  • Mechanical rooms
  • Utility closets
  • Offices
  • Chemistry labs
  • Auditoriums
  • Cafeterias, lounges, or break areas

Outside Areas

  • Street drainage systems
  • Manholes in street and sidewalk
  • Trash receptacles
  • Garbage cans
  • Dumpsters
  • Mailboxes
  • Parked cars, trucks, and carts
  • Storage areas
  • Offices