Policy 5462 - Staff Protection

The Board shall support, protect, and aid any school employee who suffers physical or severe personal verbal assault by a pupil or other person while the school employee is acting in the discharge o their duties within the scope of the District’s policies. Should a pupil or other person physically or severely verbally assault any school employee, the incident shall immediately be reported to the building principal.

The Superintendent shall report the incident to the proper authorities and to the Board. This specifically cedes the authority to the superintendent to press charges if appropriate and take other action he may deem necessary to protect the school staff.

Legal Reference:
Idaho Code 33-1222, 18-916

Policy History:
Adopted on: Nov. 20, 2003
Revised on: