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Department of Criminal Justice Services
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Title K12 Threat Assessment in Virginia: A Prevention Overview for School Staff, Parents, and Community Members
Document ID 6051
Summary In 2013, the Virginia General Assembly enacted legislation to enhance school safety by mandating threat assessment teams to support every Virginia public school. In accordance with the new mandate, the Virginia Center for School and Campus Safety (VCSCS), under the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) created model policies and procedures in Threat Assessment in Virginia Public Schools: Model Policies, Procedures, and Guidelines, to help local school boards establish and operate threat assessment teams to support their schools. There are no legislative mandates to use the specific model policies and procedures developed by the DCJS Virginia Center for School and Campus Safety. However, school division policies must be consistent with the model policies developed by DCJS in accordance with ยง9.1-184. The DCJS model is a DCJ
Latest Revision 10/26/2016
pdf View document text     Posted On 1/11/2017                 Document on Town Hall

This document applies to the following chapters
[6 VAC 20-240] Regulations Relating to School Security Officers


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