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Weapons Possession

Possession of weapons on the College campus, on property controlled by the College, at events sponsored by the College, or at events attended while on College business is prohibited unless the individual is a duly authorized law enforcement official/officer in the performance of his/her duty. The College will request current/valid identification authorizing someone to possess a weapon and reserves the right to confirm the authorization with proper authorities. A weapon is defined as any instrument or device designed or likely to produce bodily harm or property damage including but not limited to a firearm, dangerous chemical, an explosive device of any description, compressed air guns, pellet guns, BB guns, knives, stun guns, or electric shock devices used in a threatening manner toward another individual or College property. The College reserves the right to further determine the definition of a “weapon” and may prohibit other devices on an individual basis. Legal defensive devices, such as pepper sprays, etc. will be permitted, unless used in an offensive manner. Any exceptions to this policy must be preapproved through the College President. Individuals who are found to be in violation of this policy are subject to disciplinary actions up to and including termination of employment, expulsion from the College, and/or being barred from College property.