Cal.1: School search rationale applies to street cop called in to back up school resource officer

A school principal received a report from a CI student that the juvenile had a gun in school. He sent for the student who came to the office where a school resource officer and a street officer were waiting. “For purposes of Fourth Amendment analysis, ‘school officials,’ include police officers such as Officer Gulian, who are assigned to high schools as resource officers (William V., supra, 111 Cal.App.4th at pp. 1470-1471), as well as the backup officers who are called to assist them.” In re K.J., 2018 Cal. App. LEXIS 2 (1st Dist. Jan. 3, 2018).

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