scouts-l Mail Archive for March of 2000: Re: PLC or Committee?
Darryl Hammill (darryl.hammill@NCMAIL.NET
Wed Mar 08 2000 - 09:41:06 CST
Chain of Command - PLC first. If it has to escalate beyond that, SM and Committee.
Mark Alman wrote:
> Hi' y'all! I would like to poll the opinion of this vast array of
> knowledge and wisdom as to the following scenario:
> Scout A and Scout B are participating with other Scouts in a basketball
> game during a break in the Troop meeting. While both Scouts are going for
> the ball, Scout A and B become entangled and Scout B is tripped by Scout A
> and falls to the ground. Nothing intentional. Scout B, while being half the
> size of Scout A, hauls off and slugs the other Scout on the left cheekbone.
> Scout A, while angry, has the wisdom to walk off and cool off instead of
> flattening Scout A. Scout A reports incident to SPL and SM.
> Who should address this situation and meet out any disciplinary measures?
> The PLC or the Committee/Disciplinary Arm thereof?
> Who should address any other issue not involving physical harm, i.e.,
> cigarettes on a campout, girly magazines on a campout, sneaking a beer on a
> campout, etc.
> Your thoughts?
> Mark Alman
> SM - Troop 67
> Mesquite, TX