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5530.01 Policy_Chemical Irritants

Possession, distribution, or use of chemical protection devices, natural or artificial sprays or other irritants on
school premises, before, during, or after school or at any school-sponsored activity is prohibited. A student found
to be in violation of this policy is subject to suspension or other disciplinary actions.
Chemical protection devices are defined as:
    A. Articles used, designed, or intended to be used to cause irritation, incapacitation, or trauma to another
        person. Such devices may be commercially produced, manufactured or obtainable legally in Wisconsin or
        may be "home-made" or produced by means other than commercially.
    B. Articles designed for other purposes, which through intent, are used to inflict pain or discomfort,
        incapacitation, or trauma to another person. Examples include, but are not limited to hair spray, paint,
        lacquer, etc.
    C. Substances used in chemical devices include natural or artificial chemicals, derivatives or products including,
        but not limited to "pepper resins" or similar materials.
Approved/Adopted:  July 13, 2009
Sharon Weinstock,
Aug 26, 2014, 1:51 PM