Threatened Act of Violence

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Threatened Act of Violence

Any Faulkton Area Schools Student, upon receiving information that a person is threatening to commit an act of violence, shall:

1.      Assume the threat is serious

2.      Immediately report the threat to a parent/guardian, school staff member, school administrator, or law enforcement officer.

3.      Be available and cooperative in providing a statement of information.

Any Faulkton Area School Parent/Guardian, upon receiving information that a person is threatening to commit an act of violence, shall:

1.      Assume the threat is serious.

2.      Immediately report the threat to a school staff member, school administrator, or law enforcement officer.

3.      Be available and cooperative in providing a statement of information.

Any Faulkton Area Schools Staff Member, upon receiving information that a person is threatening to commit an act of violence, shall:

1.      Assume the threat is serious.

2.      Immediately report the threat to a school administrator or law enforcement officer.

3.      Be available and cooperative in providing a statement of information.

Any Faulkton Area Schools Administrator, upon receiving information that a person is threatening to commit an act of violence, shall:

1.      Assume the threat is serious.

2.      Immediately report the threat to a law enforcement officer.

3.      Remove the student, if in the school building, from the classroom and place in secured area.

4.      Secure a written statement from person reporting.

The school administrator and law enforcement officer shall attempt to obtain the following information:

1.      Nature and specificity of the threat.

2.      Method through which the threat was delivered or communicated.

3.      Any history of prior threats made at school.

4.      Recent activities, incidences, or events at school which may be connected to the threat.

5.      The potential for disruption of school and school-related activities.

6.      The level of anxiety among staff, students, and parents as a direct result of the threat.

7.      The probability of prompt identification of the person making the threat.