Vice Principal Arrested for Bringing Gun on Campus

The vice principal at Tevis Junior High violated Panama Buena Vista Union School District’s gun policy when he brought a firearm on campus.

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – The vice principal at Tevis Junior High has been placed on administrative leave for bringing a firearm on campus.

Kent Williams, 51, was taken into custody after a school worker told a Bakersfield police resource officer about the weapon in the vice principal’s backpack, Los Angeles Times reports.

By bringing the gun on campus, Williams violated the Panama Buena Vista Union School District’s gun policy.

Williams, who has worked for the district for seven years, has a permit to carry a concealed weapon; however, it doesn’t allow him to bring firearms on school campuses, KCRA.com reports.

Tagged with: Zero Tolerance

Leading in Turbulent Times: Effective Campus Public Safety Leadership for the 21st Century

This new webcast will discuss how campus public safety leaders can effectively incorporate Clery Act, Title IX, customer service, “helicopter” parents, emergency notification, town-gown relationships, brand management, Greek Life, student recruitment, faculty, and more into their roles and develop the necessary skills to successfully lead their departments. Register today to attend this free webcast!

Get Our Newsletters
Campus Safety Online Summit Promo Campus Safety HQ