CU authorizes mental-health check if students threaten violence

August 9, 2013

by Associated Press

NBC 9 News

A new policy at the University of Colorado says students or staff who make violent threats could be required to undergo a mental-health screening.

The new rule was announced Tuesday. It was drafted after the April 16 massacre at Virginia Tech that left 32 victims and the gunman dead.University officials also cited the separate arrests of three students at the Boulder campus for threats or implied threats in the days following the Virginia Tech shootings...