§ 621.031  Assault by a Minor; Parental Duty Imposed
   (a)   No child between the ages of six (6) and seventeen (17), inclusive, shall knowingly cause or attempt to cause physical harm to an official or employee of the Cleveland City School District or City of Cleveland while performing his or her official duties.
   (b)   Each parent or legal guardian of a child between the ages of six (6) and seventeen (17), inclusive, shall have a duty to prohibit the child from behaving contrary to division (a) of this section. No person shall negligently fail to fulfill the duty imposed by this division.
   (c)   It shall be an affirmative defense to division (b) of this section that the parent or legal guardian:
      (1)   Initiated the jurisdiction of the Juvenile Court against the child prior to the time that the child was found violating division (a) of this section; or
      (2)   Can demonstrate based upon the records of the Cleveland City School District that they have been actively working with officials of the Cleveland City School District regarding the behavior of the child prior to the time that the child was found violating division (a) of this section.
   (d)   Any child who violates division (a) of this section is an unruly child and is subject to the jurisdiction of the Juvenile Court.
   (e)   Any school official or employee who has knowledge that a child between the ages of six (6) and seventeen (17), inclusive, has caused or attempted to cause physical harm to an official or employee of the Cleveland City School District or City of Cleveland while performing his or her official duties shall immediately notify the Chief of Police or his or her designee and request the assistance of the Division of Police. This division (e) shall not apply to any school official or employee who has personal knowledge that the notification required by this division (e) has already been given with respect to a particular assault. The notification required by this division (e) shall be separate from and in addition to any notification regarding prohibited weapons required to be given pursuant to Section 627.082.
   (f)   Any person who violates division (b) or division (e) of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree.
(Ord. No. 864-05. Passed 7-13-05, eff. 7-20-05)