CKEB(LEGAL) - SECURITY PERSONNEL: SCHOOL MARSHALS

Note: For general provisions applicable to district security personnel, including school marshals, see CKE.

Board Authority

Definition

Eligibility

  1. Successfully complete all prerequisite Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) training;
  2. Pass the state licensing exam;
  3. Be employed and appointed by an authorized school district; and
  4. Meet all statutory requirements, including psychological fitness.
  1. Completes required training to the satisfaction of TCOLE staff; and
  2. Is psychologically fit to carry out the duties of a school marshal as indicated by the results of the psychological examination administered under Occupations Code 1701.260(d).

Reimbursement for Training

District Responsibilities

  1. Submit and receive approval for an application to appoint a person as a school marshal;
  2. Upon authorization, notify TCOLE using approved format prior to appointment;
  3. Report to TCOLE, within seven days, when a person previously authorized to act as a school marshal is no longer employed with the district;
  4. Report to TCOLE, within seven days, when a person previously authorized to act as a school marshal is no longer authorized to do so by the district, TCOLE standards, another state agency, or under other law; and
  5. Immediately report to the commission a school marshal's violation of any commission standard, including the discharge of a firearm carried under the authorization of these provisions outside of a training environment.

Powers and Duties

Reporting Requirements

  1. Immediately report to TCOLE and the district any circumstance which would render them unauthorized to act as a school marshal by virtue of their employment with the district, failure to meet the standards of TCOLE, another state agency, or under law;
  2. Immediately report to TCOLE any violation of applicable TCOLE standards, including any discharge of a firearm carried under the authorization of these provisions outside of training environment; and
  3. Comply with all requirements under law, including Education Code 37.0811.

Handgun Possession

  1. In the manner provided by written regulations adopted by the board; and
  2. At a specific school as specified by the board.

Accessing Handgun

Board Regulations

Locked Gun Safe

Frangible Ammunition

Inactive Status

  1. Expiration of the employee's school marshal license under Occupations Code 1701.260;
  2. Suspension or revocation of the employee's license to carry a handgun;
  3. Termination of the employee's employment with the district; or
  4. Notice from the board that the employee's services as school marshal are no longer required.

Identity Confidential

  1. The director of the Department of Public Safety;
  2. The district;
  3. The chief law enforcement officer of the local municipal law enforcement agency if the person is employed at a campus of a district located within a municipality;
  4. The sheriff of the county if the person is employed at a campus of a district that is not located within a municipality; and
  5. The chief administrator of any school district-commissioned peace officer, if the person is employed at a district that has commissioned peace officers.

No State Benefits

Morgan Mill ISD

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UPDATE 114

DATE ISSUED: 11/18/2019