Wisconsin - Limits on Referrals to Law Enforcement: Prohibitions or Restrictions

Area: 
Prohibitions Or Restrictions
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law authorizes districts to refer students to local law enforcement or does not address law enforcement reporting other than for federally-mandated reporting for selected offense types.

Wisconsin Statutes 118.07 Health and safety requirements.

(cm) Neither a school board nor a governing body of a private school may include in a school safety plan any of the following:

    1. A requirement for an employee to contact a school administrator, school official, or any other person before calling the telephone number “911”.
    1. A prohibition against an employee reporting school violence or a threat of school violence directly to a law enforcement agency.
    1. A prohibition against an employee reporting a suspicious individual or activity directly to a law enforcement agency.
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