Terrorism Alert System

Low Condition - Green

Low risk of terrorist attacks. The following Protective Measures may be applied:

  • Refining and exercising preplanned Protective Measures
  • Ensuring personnel receive training on HSAS, departmental, or agency-specific Protective Measures; and
  • Regularly assessing facilities for vulnerabilities and taking measures to reduce them.

Guarded Condition - Blue

General risk of terrorist attack. In addition to the previously outlined Protective Measures, the following may be applied:

  • Checking communications with designated emergency response or command locations;
  • Reviewing and updating emergency response procedures; and
  • Providing the public with necessary information.

Elevated Condition - Yellow

Significant risk of terrorist attacks. In addition to the previously outlined Protective Measures, the following may be applied:

  • Increasing surveillance of critical locations;
  • Coordinating emergency plans with nearby jurisdictions;
  • Assessing further refinement of Protective Measures within the context of the current threat information; and
  • Implementing, as appropriate, contingency and emergency response plans.

High Condition - Orange

Orange High risk of terrorist attacks. In addition to the previously outlined Protective Measures, the following may be applied:

  • Coordinating necessary security efforts with armed forces or law enforcement agencies;
  • Taking additional precaution at public events;
  • Preparing to work at an alternate site or with a dispersed workforce; and Restricting access to essential personnel only.

Severe Condition - Red

Severe risk of terrorist attacks. In addition to the previously outlined Protective Measures, the following may be applied:

  • Assigning emergency response personnel and pre-positioning specially trained teams;
  • Monitoring, redirecting or constraining transportation systems;
  • Closing public and government facilities; and
  • Increasing or redirecting personnel to address critical emergency needs.


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