Trespassing


Trespassing (TRS) - Level II

Definition:

To enter or remain on school grounds/campus, school transportation, or at a school-sponsored event/off campus without authorization or invitation and with no lawful purpose for entry.

Examples

  • Any unauthorized person entering the campus.
  • Any unauthorized person remaining on property after being directed to leave by the chief administrator or designee.

Non-Examples

  • Parent entering the building to pick up his/her child without first getting clearance through the office.
  • Person searching for a phone at a school facility after his/her car has broken down.

Statutes

  • 810.08 Trespass in structure or conveyance*
  • 810.09 Trespass on property other than structure or conveyance*
  • 810.095 Trespass on school property with firearm or other weapon
  • 810.097 Trespass upon grounds or facilities of a school*
  • 810.0975 School safety zones; definition; trespass prohibited
  • *Per 1006.13, Florida Statutes, "Zero-tolerance policies do not require the reporting of petty acts of misconduct and misdemeanors to a law enforcement agency, including, but not limited to, disorderly conduct, disrupting a school function, simple assault or battery, affray, theft of less than $300, trespassing, and vandalism of less than $1,000." [1006.13(4)(c)]

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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