Other School Safety Resources

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Select Publications on School Safety

Government and Government-Sponsored Publications

Sharing Ideas and Resources to Keep Our Nation's Schools Safe! Volume 1, by National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center, National Institute of Justice, 2013, NCJ 243910.

Sharing Ideas and Resources to Keep Our Nation's Schools Safe! Volume 2, by National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center, National Institute of Justice, 2014, NCJ 247844.

Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2013, by Simone Robers, Jana Kemp, Amy Rathburn, Rachel E. Morgan, and Thomas D. Snyder, Bureau of Justice Statistics and the National Center for Education Statistics, 2014, NCJ 243299.

Digital Imaging for Safe Schools, by the International Association of Chiefs of Police, National Institute of Justice, 2005, NCJ 212907.

Prior Knowledge of Potential School-Based Violence: Information Students Learn May Prevent a Targeted Attack, by William S. Pollack, William Modzeleski, and Georgeann Rooney, U.S. Secret Service and U.S. Department of Education, 2008.

Threat Assessment in Schools: A Guide to Managing Threatening Situations and to Creating Safe School Climates, 2002, by Robert A. Fein, Bryan Vosskuil, William S. Pollack, Randy Borum, William Modzeleski, and Marisa Reddy, U.S. Secret Service and U.S. Department of Education, 2004, NCJ 195290.

Reducing School Violence: Building a Framework for School Safety, by Stephanie Kadel, Jim Watkins, Joseph Follman, and Cathy Hammond, U.S. Department of Education, 1999, NCJ 194469.

Indicators of School Crime and Safety, 2013, by Rachel E. Morgan, Jana Kemp, Amy Rathbun, Simon Robers, and Thomas D. Snyder, National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, and Bureau of Justice Statistics, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, 2014, NCJ 243299.

Other Publications

Creating Safe Schools: A Comprehensive Approach Exit Notice by Vera Institute of Justice, August 1999.

Creating Safe Schools: A Comprehensive Approach, by Ira Pollack and Charles Sunderman, Juvenile Justice 8(1) (June 2001): 13-20.

Select Web Resources on School Safety

School Safety Resources from the National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)
To address the need for school safety, crisis plans and comprehensive recovery strategies, NCJRS presents a compilation of school safety resources. See also:

National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center (NLETC)

  • SchoolSafetyInfo.org
    SchoolSafetyInfo.org is NLECTC’s clearinghouse of information and contacts for law enforcement and other public safety officials to help them prepare, respond and recover as they work to keep schools as safe as possible.
  • NLECTC’s School Safety Resources
    As part of its mission to provide technology leadership, information and assistance that benefit underserved law enforcement agencies in small, rural, tribal and border communities, SRTBRC offers free school safety tools and training resources.
  • Special TechBeat Issue on School Safety
    The May 2013 issue of TechBeat, NLECTC’s magazine about developments in technology for law enforcement, corrections and forensic science, is dedicated to providing school safety resources and success stories.

National Threat Assessment Center (NTAC)
The U.S. Secret Service NTAC offers timely, realistic and effective advice to law enforcement and other professionals whose responsibilities include investigating and preventing targeted violence.
Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools
This Department of Education program site offers information on programs and grants and free downloadable resources.

Other Resources

National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO)
NASRO’s site offers information on training opportunities, as well as news and other information for school resource officers.

International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA)
IACLEA advances public safety for educational institutions by providing educational resources, advocacy and professional development.

National Association of School Safety and Law Enforcement Officers (NASSLEO)
The oldest school safety organization in the United States, NASSLEO is a nonprofit association of North American law enforcement and security administrators, professionals and experts dedicated to the safety of students, faculty and institutional property.

Date Modified: September 30, 2012