District Administrative Procedure 3530

Firearms, knives, explosives, or any other dangerous object, including but not limited to any facsimile firearm, knife, or explosive, are prohibited on any District college or any District center, or in any facility of the District.

Activities involving firearms or any other weapons conducted under the direction of District officials or as authorized by an official law enforcement agency shall be reported to the VCCCD Police Department Chief of Police before taking place.

Any person who believes that he or she may properly possess a firearm or other weapon on any District college or any District center, or in any facility of the District, must properly notify the VCCCD Police Department Chief of Police.

Only individuals authorized to possess such weapons in the course of their employment, has been authorized by a District administrator, or is a duly appointed peace officer engage in the performance of his or her duties may possess such weapons on District colleges, centers, and facilities.

California Penal Code Section 626.9(a) et seq.

California Penal Code §626.9(a) makes it a felony to bring or to possess a firearm onto the grounds or within buildings of the VCCCD colleges without the written permission of the College President or his/her designee.

California Penal Code Section 626.10(a)(1) et seq.

California Penal Code §626.10(a) et seq. makes bringing or possessing any dirk, dagger, ice pick, knife having a fixed or locking blade longer than 2 1/2 inches, or stungun upon the grounds a felony, unless the person is authorized to possess such a weapon.