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Kidnapping (KID) - Level I


Forcibly, secretly, or by threat, confining, abducting, or imprisoning another person against his/her will and without lawful authority.


  • Student or other holding another person for ransom or reward, as a shield, or as a hostage.
  • Non-custodial caregiver, with a restraining order, picking up a student.


  • Student running away with her boyfriend after being picked up from school by him.

Additional Guidelines

Note: This is a "Violent Incident" and must be reported in the related element "Injury-Related" and must also be "Reported to Law Enforcement".


  • 787.01 Kidnapping; kidnapping of child under age 13, aggravating circumstances.


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