Policy JIHC Use of Metal Detectors

File: JIHC

Use of Metal Detectors

When the administration has reasonable cause to believe that weapons are in the possession of unidentified students, when there has been a pattern of weapons found at school or when violence involving weapons has occurred at the school or at school sponsored events, the administration shall be authorized to use stationary or mobile metal detectors in accordance with procedures approved by the Board. Any search of a student’s person as a result of the activation of the detector shall be conducted in private in accordance with the policy on personal searches.

Adopted: September 23, 2014

LEGAL REFS.: C.R.S. 18-12-214 (4) (person with valid concealed handgun permit may not carry the gun beyond any security screening)

C.R.S. 22-32-109.1 (2)(a)(I)(I)

CROSS REF.: KLG, Relations with Law Enforcement Authorities

Huerfano School District Re-1, Walsenburg, Colorado