State Board

BP 19-10 – Violence/Firearms on Campus

STATE BOARD FOR COMMUNITY COLLEGES AND OCCUPATIONAL EDUCATION
Violence/Firearms on Campus

BP 19-10

APPROVED: July 12, 1990
EFFECTIVE: July 12, 1990
REREVISED: December 12, 1996
REPEALED: September 14, 2000
READOPTED: August 25, 2001

REFERENCES: CRS 18-12-102; CRS 18-9-121; GOVERNOR’S EXECUTIVE ORDER D0010-96

ISSUED BY:

/ Joe D. May /

Joe D. May
System President

Policy Statement

Violent behavior or the threat of violent behavior toward employees, students, the general public, college property or college operated facilities will not be tolerated. No person may have on his or her person any unauthorized firearm, ammunition, explosive device, or illegal weapon as defined in the statute, on campus or any facility used by a community or junior college.

Scope

This policy applies to all the state system community colleges.

Definitions

Violent Behavior: Any act or threat of physical, verbal or psychological aggression or the destruction or abuse of property by any individual.

College Procedures

Each college shall develop procedures and regulations pertaining to violent behavior and the authorized use of firearms as a part of any recognized program of instruction which requires access to a firearm as an integral part of the instructional program.

Sanctions

Persons in violation of this policy shall be subject to appropriate action under disciplinary policies and procedures in effect on the individual college campuses.

Procedures

The System president shall promulgate such procedures as may be necessary to implement this policy.