If you see or are holding a suspicious package/object:

  • DO NOT use a cell phone as it can trigger an explosive device.
  • Do not physically touch the object.
  • Move away from suspicious items.
  • Leave the immediate area.
  • Call (304) 367-4357 or (304) 367-4157 from a landline or emergency call box.
  • Evacuate others from the immediate area.
  • Gently set the item down on a solid surface or on the floor. If there is powder or liquid, try to set item down in a container, for example a trash can or bucket.
  • Follow police instructions.

Contact Information

Department of Public Safety
Falcon Center
Phone: (304) 367-4157
Emergencies: (304) 367-HELP or (4357)

Jack A. Clayton
Chief of Police & Director of Emergency Management
Phone: (304) 367-4277
E-mail: jclayton@fairmontstate.edu      

Matthew Swain
Deputy Chief of Police
Coordinator – Clery Act
Phone: (304) 367-4157
E-mail: mswain1@fairmontstate.edu

Jessica Kropog Furgason
Program Specialist
Phone: (304) 367-4157
E-mail: Jessica.Kropog@fairmontstate.edu