Berkeley County South Carolina Sheriff's Office
January 13, 2020 - By :

In Public Elevators

Category: Personal Safety
  • If you are worried about someone who is waiting for the elevator with you, pretend you forgot something, and do not get on it.
  • Do not enter an elevator if there is a person on it whom you are suspicious of. Wait for the next elevator.
  • Look inside the elevator to be certain no one is hiding inside before getting on
  • Stand near the control panel
  • Familiarize yourself with the emergency buttons of the elevator
  • If you are attacked, push the alarm and as many floor buttons as possible
  • Get off if someone suspicious enters