Why should I call Civil?

Contacting Civil can help minimize or eliminate violence at work.

  • This team can provide a sounding board for problem-solving in these matters.
  • The NIH policy states that all individuals are to report threats and acts of violence, so that we can maintain a safe work environment for all our staff and visitors.
  • Anyone who reports in good faith a legitimate concern about threats or violence or who participates in investigations is assured protection from reprisals.
  • Civil is an NIH resource that people may use to report threats of violence, harassment, intimidation or other disruptive behavior and get information about appropriate next steps.