State law regulation or district policy encourages districts to adopt threat assessment policies.
Colorado Revised Statutes 24-33.5-1810. School security disbursement program - created - rules - definitions - repeal
… (2) There is created in the department the school security disbursement program to provide disbursements to local education providers to use for the purposes described in subsection (3) of this section to improve security within public schools. Subject to available appropriations, the department shall disburse money to applicants as provided in subsection (5) of this section from money credited to the school security disbursement program account within the school safety resource center cash fund created in section 24-33.5-1807. It is the intent of the general assembly that the department distribute the money credited to the school security disbursement program account for the disbursement program as quickly as practicable based on the receipt of qualifying applications.
(3) A local education provider that receives a disbursement from the disbursement program may use the disbursed money only for the following purposes: ...
- (b) Training in student threat assessment, which training is provided to all school building staff who have contact with students ...
Essentials of School Threat Assessment: Preventing Targeted School Violence
This resource provides guidance and best practices to schools and districts developing threat assessment policies and processes.