THREATS OF VIOLENCE FFE(LOCAL)
All threats of violence must be reported to the principal by students and school personnel to ensure safety. All threats shall be taken seriously. When a student makes a threat, the school principal must determine whether it is a terroristic threat or a threat of a less serious nature.
TERRORISTIC THREAT FFE(LOCAL)
If the principal suspects that a student has made or engaged in a terroristic threat, the principal shall call the DISD Police Department and the parent. Only the police can determine if a terroristic threat has been made.
TERRORISTIC THREAT (PENAL CODE 22.07) Threatening to commit any offense involving violence to any person or property with intent to cause a reaction by an official or volunteer agency organized to deal with emergencies; place any person in fear of imminent, serious bodily injury; prevent or interrupt the occupation or use of any public place; or cause the impairment or interruption of public services. This offense is a Class A misdemeanor unless false report is of an emergency involving a public primary or secondary school; public communications; public transportation; public water, gas, or power supply ; or other public service in which case the offense is a state jail felony.
NON TERRORISTIC THREAT FFE(LOCAL)
All threats of violence shall be taken seriously.
The violence risk assessment may not be used as a basis for disciplinary action. The refusal to consent to a violence risk assessment may not be used as a basis for disciplinary action.
The departments associated with threats of violence by a student include: