Code of the District of Columbia

§ 5–132.03a. DCPS responsibilities for school security.

(a) By October 1, 2020, DCPS shall be responsible for school security personnel within DCPS schools, and shall:

(1) Oversee the hiring or contracting of school security personnel for DCPS;

(2) Deploy school security personnel to DCPS schools;

(3) Provide oversight over school security personnel and be responsible for administering all disciplinary actions related to school security personnel, including termination;

(4) Execute, approve, administer, monitor, and provide oversight over any security-related contract for school security personnel; and

(5) Create and implement school building security and emergency operations plans, in consultation with MPD and the Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency.


(Apr. 13, 2005, D.C. Law 15-350, § 103a; as added Dec. 3, 2020, D.C. Law 23-149, § 4102(d), 67 DCR 10493.)