Employee Firearm Authorization Policies for Schools

February 14, 2013
Legal Updates

In light of the recent tragedy in Newtown, CT, many local area school districts are considering adopting some form of a firearm authorization policy. Any firearm authorization policy must be carefully drafted to comply with specific Ohio legal requirements and to conform to industry best practices.

What Should Be Considered?

While every policy should be tailored to a specific school district's needs, below are some of the issues that need to be addressed while considering a firearm authorization policy:

Other Considerations:

The Bottom Line:

School boards have many issues to consider when drafting and adopting firearm authorization policies.