3411 Unlawful Possession of a Weapon Upon School Grounds

  • 2000  3411

              Community Relations

    SUBJECT: UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF A WEAPON UPON SCHOOL GROUNDS

    It shall be unlawful for any person to knowingly possess any air-gun, spring-gun or other instrument or weapon in which the propelling force is a spring, air, piston or CO2 cartridge upon school grounds or in any District building without the express written authorization of the Superintendent or his/her designee.

             Additionally, the possession of any weapon, as defined in the New York State Penal Code, on school property or in school buildings is prohibited, except by law enforcement personnel or upon written authorization of the Superintendent/designee.

    Unlawful possession of a weapon upon school grounds may be a violation of the New York State Penal Law, and is a violation of School District policy and the Student Discipline Code of Conduct.

    Penal Law Sections 220.00(14), 265.01, 265.02(4),

    265.03, 265.05, and 265.06

    NOTE:      Refer also to Policies  #7360 -- Weapons in School and  #7361 -- Gun-Free Schools.

    Adopted:  5/8/00