Homicide


Homicide (HOM) - Level I

Definition:

The unjustified killing of one human being by another.

Examples

  • Student or other person, known or unknown, committing any homicide on school campus, at school-sponsored events, or on school transportation.

Non-Examples

  • Student or other accidentally dying.
  • Student or other committing suicide.

Additional Guidelines

Note: This is a "Violent Incident" and must be reported in the related element "Injury-Related". Homicide is considered a "Violent Incident" and should always be coded under the "Incident, Injury-Related" (PDF, 34KB) data element as (A) - More Serious Bodily Injury.

Statutes

Contact

Office of Safe Schools 325 West Gaines Street, Room 554 Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0400
Phone: (850) 245-0416
Fax: (850) 245-9978

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