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- criminal conduct
Criminal conduct includes those activities in which students engage that result in violence to
themselves or to another's person or property or which pose a direct and serious threat to the
safety of themselves or others in the school.
These activities usually require administrative
actions which result in the immediate removal of the student from the school, the
intervention of law enforcement authorities, and/or action by the board.
Acts of criminal conduct may include, but are not limited to, the following.
assault and battery
possession, use or transfer of dangerous weapons
theft, possession or sale of stolen property
furnishing or selling unauthorized substances, as defined by board policy
furnishing, selling or possession of controlled substances (drugs, narcotics or poisons)
distribution, sale, purchase, manufacture or unlawful possession of a controlled substance
while in or within a radius of one-half mile of school grounds
threatening to take the life of or inflict bodily harm upon a teacher, principal or members
of their immediate family
The staff will follow these basic enforcement procedures in instances of criminal conduct.
When an administrator observes (or is notified of and verifies) an offense, the
administrator will confer with the staff involved, effect the appropriate disciplinary
action, and, if appropriate, meet with the student.
If warranted, the administrator should immediately remove the student from the school
The administrator will notify a parent/legal guardian as soon as possible.
If appropriate, school officials should contact law enforcement authorities.
Staff will follow established due process procedures when applicable.
The administrator will keep a complete record of the procedures.
The administration may apply sanctions in cases of criminal conduct which may include, but
are not limited to, the following.
assignment to alternative schools
restitution of property and damages, where appropriate, should be sought by local school
Anderson County School District Five