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5041 Gang Involvement

To enhance a safe, secure learning environment and to help foster an attitude of respect for the rights of others, Union Public Schools prohibits any gang-related involvement and activities at school-related functions or on any district property.

The district identifies gang activity and/or involvement as:

A.      Wearing, possessing, using, distributing, displaying, or selling any clothing, jewelry, emblems, badges, symbols, signs, graffiti, or other items that are evidence of membership in or affiliation with a gang or other secret society.

B.      Committing any act or communicating, either verbal or non-verbal (gestures, handshakes, stares, social media, etc.), showing membership in or affiliation with a gang or other secret society.

C.      Using speech or committing an act which furthers interest of any kind in any gang activity, including, but not limited to:

1.       Soliciting and/or initiating others for membership in a gang or other secret society.

2.       Requesting a person pay for protection or otherwise intimidating or threatening a person.

3.       Committing an illegal act or violation of district policies.

4.       Inciting other students to act with physical violence upon another person.

5.       Engaging in concert with others in intimidating, fighting, assaulting, or threatening to assault others.


Revised 6/10/96

Revised 12/9/19