Weapons on School Property 3-63

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Policy 3-63


Safety: Weapons on School Property

The laws regarding the possession and/or use of weapons on school grounds and areas adjacent thereto are clear and penalties are provided for violators of these laws. All members of the community are subject to these laws and have the responsibility as citizens to uphold them.

The board will not condone any violation of the law and will fully support any citizen, who, in good faith acts to report, or cause any investigation to be made, into the activities of employees, students or other persons as they relate to the legal references of this policy.

Code of Va., § 18.2-279. Discharging firearms or missiles within or at building or dwelling house.

Code of Va., § 18.2-280. Willfully discharging firearms in public places.

Code of Va., § 18.2-282. Pointing, holding, or brandishing firearm or object similar in appearance; penalty.

Code of Va., § 18.2-287.4. Carrying loaded firearms in public areas prohibited; penalty.

Code of Va., § 18.2-308.1. Possession of firearm, stun weapon, or other weapon on school property prohibited.

Adopted by School Board: February 16, 1993