Policy Information
Series 3000 - COMMUNITY RELATIONS
PUBLIC ORDER ON SCHOOL PROPERTY
Unlawful Possession of a Weapon Upon School Grounds
Policy # 3411

SUBJECT:    PROHIBITION OF WEAPONS ON SCHOOL GROUNDS

 

With the exception of law enforcement officers, as permitted by law, and individuals who have the express written permission of the Board of Education or its designee, no person may have in his/her possession any weapon on school grounds, in any District building, on a school bus or District vehicle, or at any school sponsored activity or setting under the control and supervision of the District. This prohibition shall include, but not be limited to:  any of the objects or instruments referred to in Section 265.00 of the New York State Penal Law; any air-gun, spring-gun or other instrument or weapon in which the propelling force is a spring, air, piston or CO2 cartridge; and any object that could be considered a reasonable facsimile of a weapon.

Policy References:
Penal Law Sections 265.01-265.06, 265.20

NOTE: Refer also to Policies #3410 -- Code of Conduct on School Property
#7313 -- Suspensions of Students
#7360 -- Weapons in School and the Gun-Free Schools Act

Policy Cross References:
 » 7360 - Weapons in School and the Gun-Free Schools Act

Adoption Date: 12/20/2011, Revised: 5/6/2014
3000 - COMMUNITY RELATIONS