Handling Nuisance /Obscene /Threatening Telephone Calls

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How to Handle Nuisance, Obscence, or Threatening Call

Making nuisance, obscene, or threatening telephone calls is a violation of state and federal laws.  If you receive such a call, follow these steps:

  1. Report it immediately to the SIU Department of Public Safety at 618-453-3771.  They will assign a "case number."  You will need this case number and the name of the officer you spoke with before proceeding to the next step.
  2. Contact the Frontier Unlawfull Call Center at 888-637-9625.  They will investigate and report any findings  directly to the SIU Department of Public Safety.  The Call Bureau will ask you for the following information:
    1. The name, telephone number, and fax number of the law enforcement agency you contacted:
      (1)  SIU Department of Public Safety
      (2)  618-453-3771 (telephone)
      (3)  618-453-4567 (fax)
    2. The name of the law enforcement officer.
    3. The "case number" assigned.