Outline of the state of Virgin Islands
Virgin Islands
Authorizes schools to refer to law enforcement

Limits on Referrals to Law Enforcement

Limits on Referrals to Law Enforcement

State law authorizes districts to refer students to local law enforcement.

CVIR 17-003-002 Virgin Islands Student Discipline Policy

The Virgin Islands Board of Education views disruptive and criminal acts, and those which may affect the health, safety, and welfare of those on a school campus as extremely serious in nature. In addition to disciplinary action administered at the school level, certain acts may be reported to the appropriate law enforcement agency. These may include, but are not limited to:

    1. Possession, use/distribution of weapons (mandatory reporting)
    1. Arson
    1. Assaults other than minor fighting
    1. Bombs and other explosive agents other than minor fireworks
    1. Breaking and entering
    1. Disturbances which substantially disrupt school
    1. False alarms or calls
    1. Possession, use/distribution of drugs (mandatory reporting)
    1. Possession, use/distribution of alcohol products
    1. Property damage of a substantial nature
    1. Robbery
    1. Sexual offenses endangering the health, safety, or welfare of others
    1. Theft of items of a substantial nature
    1. Trespassing after warning
    1. Vandalism of a substantial nature
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