Weapons on Campus Policy
|Policy Number||Policy Owner|
|c. 2008||2.0||Major Revisions|
Statement of Policy
Weapons are prohibited on campus. All personnel are reminded of the following from the Penal Law of the State of New York:
A person (other than a police officer or authorized peace officer) is guilty of criminal possession of a weapon when: ... he knowingly has in his possession a rifle, shotgun, or firearm in or upon a building or grounds used for educational purposes, of any school, college or university. . . without the written authorization of such educational institution... Criminal possession of a weapon is a Class A misdemeanor punishable by not in excess of one (1) year imprisonment..