Weapons and Dangerous Instruments
WEAPONS AND DANGEROUS INSTRUMENTS
For purposes of this policy, the term “firearm” is defined as follows:
- Any weapon (including a starter gun) which will or is designed to or may readily be converted to expel a projectile by the action of an explosive;
- the frame or receiver of any such weapon;
- any firearm muffler or firearm silencer; or
- any dangerous instrument.
The term “dangerous instrument” means:
- matches, lighters, and flammable devices, including fire-starter materials;
- any explosive, incendiary, or poison gas-
- rocket having a propellant charge of more than four ounces,
- missile having an explosive or incendiary charge of more than one-quarter ounce,
- mine, or
- device similar to any of the devices described in the preceding clauses;
- any type of weapon by whatever name known which will, or which may be readily converted to, expel a projective by the action of an explosive or other propellant, and which has any barrel with a bore of more than one-half inch in diameter; and
- any combination of parts either designed or intended for use in converting any device into any destructive device described in subparagraph (a) or (b) from which a destructive device may be readily assembled.
For the purposes of this policy, the term “deadly weapon” is defined as follows:
Anything designed for and capable of causing death or serious physical injury, including a knife, an ax, a club, or metal knuckles. For purposes of this policy, the term “deadly weapon” does not include a firearm as defined under the portion of this policy relating to the federal Gun-Free Schools Act of 1994.
KETCHIKAN GATEWAY BOROUGH SCHOOL DISTRICT
adoption Date: 9/21/2001
Revision Date: 1/14/2015