Threat Assessment

To comply with Virginia Code Title 23, Section 9.2.10 Violence prevention; threat assessment team and Virginia Community College System (VCCS) Workplace Violence Prevention and Threat Assessment Policy Guidelines, Blue Ridge Community College (BRCC) has established a Violence Prevention and Threat Assessment Team “charged with: (i) providing guidance to students, faculty, and staff regarding recognition of threatening or aberrant behavior that may represent a threat to the community; (ii) identification of members of the campus community to whom threatening behavior should be reported; and (iii) policies and procedures for the assessment of individuals whose behavior may present a threat, appropriate means of intervention with such individuals, and sufficient means of action, including interim suspension, referrals to community services boards or health care providers for evaluation or treatment, or medical separation to resolve potential threats."

Recognize Threatening Behavior

Threat Assessment Recognition Guidelines - PDF (requires Acrobat Reader)

Report Threatening Behavior

Use the Threat Assessment Referral Form - PDF (requires Acrobat Reader) or report to any team member/designated individuals listed below.

Threat Assessment Team

Mental Health Representative

Rob Tucker, Director of Valley Community Services Board

Law Enforcement Representative

1st Sgt. Scott VanLear – Virgina State Police

Title IX Coordinator

Annette Williams ext. 2332

The Violence Prevention and Threat Assessment Procedures effective August 8, 2011 and revised 08/30/2013 can be found in the Public Safety chapter of the Faculty and Staff Handbook.