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Incident No. 278
Possession of Prohibited Contraband—Drugs
Browne Junior High School
Oct. 1, 1:10 p.m.
A male special education student was walking down the first floor hallway with what appeared to be a Marijuana Blunt in his mouth. A female security guard confiscated the Blunt and turned it over to the school assigned Metropolitan Police Department Officer. The MPD officer confiscated the Blunt and placed the student under arrest. The MPD officer completed a report. Administrative action pending.
Incident No. 96
Concealment of a Deadly Weapon
Ludlow-Taylor Elementary School
Sept. 14, 1 p.m.
A female teacher observed a male student twiddling his hand inside of his pants pocket. The teacher instructed the student to remove his hand. The student did not comply. The teacher then inserted her hand into the student’s pocket and discovered a knife. The teacher confiscated the knife and escorted the student to the main office. The teacher turned the knife over to the Principal. The Principal turned the knife over [to] Security. Security turned the knife over to the school assigned MPD officer. The MPD officer turned the knife over to the student’s parent. A male administrative assistant instructed Security to confiscate the knife from the parent. Security complied. The knife will be turned over to the Cluster Supervisor. Administrative action is pending at this time.
Incident No. 286
Ballou Senior High School
Sept 3, no time reported.
On September 3, 2004, a male student and other students were lingering in the hall when the Principal instructed the students to clear the hall. The student has a disability, which limits his walking speed. The Principal stated to the student, “If you don’t quickly move, then I am going to put you out of this school.” The student felt [“]embarrassed, humiliated and frightened.” On this day, the Principal conducted a staff meeting involving faculty members pertaining to student loitering and other issues. The student’s Aunt was present at the meeting. During the meeting, the Principal imitated the student’s disability while laughing and joking about the student’s disability. The entire faculty was appalled. An Investigation is requested as soon as possible. Administrative action is pending at this time.
*Minor edits have been made for clarity.