540.8 Weapons (Concealed or Visible)

P-540.8 St. Charles Community College prohibits carrying a handgun, weapon, knife, or other weapon of any kind on the College campus.
P-540.8.1 For the enhanced safety of the College, the Board of Trustees has the sole authority to designate an employee as a licensed peace officer or a licensed security officer who may carry weapons while on duty. Any employee designated by the Board of Trustees as a licensed peace officer or licensed security officer must adhere to all Missouri State licensing requirements.
P-540.8.2 No person shall carry a weapon (concealed or visible) into a meeting of the Board of Trustees whether or not said meeting is being conducted on the College campus or elsewhere. Nor shall any person carry a weapon (concealed or visible) onto the campus at any time regardless of whether the person is licensed to carry the weapon or not. This prohibition will also apply to vehicles brought on the College campus.
P-540.8.3 The above prohibitions shall apply to students, employees, and members of the public. The prohibitions shall not apply to law enforcement officers or Board approved licensed peace officers or licensed security officers, as described above.
P–540.8.4 Any person who has a conceal and carry permit or endorsement who is carrying a concealed weapon will be denied entry and ordered to leave the campus or the meeting of the Board of Trustees. All College employees are authorized to deny entry and order persons carrying concealed weapons to leave.
P-540.8.5 College employees and students who violate the provisions of this policy shall be subject to disciplinary action up to and including dismissal.
P-540.8.6 The College shall post appropriate notice that weapons are prohibited on campus.
Policy Code Key
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Content Owner: Donna Davis-ddavis@stchas.edu
Page Updated by: Jeanine Williams
Date Issued: 08/2003
Date Revised: 04/21/2008