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Special Feature: Celebrate Safe Communities - Schools

Publications

Indicators of School Crime and Safety
Bureau of Justice Statistics, Annual Report

Sharing Ideas and Resources to Keep Our Nation's Schools Safe (Volume II)
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, August 2014

Comprehensive School Safety Initiative Report
National Institute of Justice, May 2014

Understanding School Violence
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2013

TechBeat Special Issue on School Safety
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, February 2013

Bullying in Schools: An Overview
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, December 2011

Bomb Threats in Schools 
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, September 2011

Responding to Gangs in the School Setting
Bureau of Justice Assistance- and Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention-Sponsored, November 2010

Assigning Police Officers to Schools
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, June 2010

Guide for Preventing and Responding to School Violence (2nd Edition)
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, 2009

Bullying in Schools
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, May 2009

School Safety CD-ROM
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, March 2009

Secure Our Schools Initiative Fact Sheet
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, May 2008

Experimental Evaluation of Gender Violence/Harassment Prevention Programs in Middle Schools, Final Report
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, February 2008

Evaluation of Bullyproofing Your School: Final Report
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, January 2008

Dealing with Cyberbullies
U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team, 2008

Understanding School Violence
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2008

How to Talk About Bullying
StopBullying.gov, No publication date indicated

Using Environmental Design to Prevent School Violence
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, No publication date indicated

For additional and historical materials, see our School Safety Special Feature.

Related Resources

Be Safe and Sound in School (B3S)
B3S is an initiative of the National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) conducted in collaboration with the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA). The B3S program seeks to raise awareness of school safety and security issues and provide the tools and resources needed to effectively address them.

Campus Safety Awareness Special Feature
This NCJRS online resource contains a compilation of links to publications and related Web sites focusing on crime and safety on campuses of higher education.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The CDC Web site contains information about school safety in its Adolescent and School Health and School Violence sections.

Gang Resistance Education and Training (G.R.E.A.T.) Program
Administered by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), the G.R.E.A.T. Program is a school-based, law enforcement officer-instructed classroom curriculum. The program's primary objective is prevention and is intended as an immunization against delinquency, youth violence, and gang membership.

GirlsHealth.gov: Bullying
GirlsHealth.gov was created by the National Women's Health Information Center to help girls learn about health, growing up, and issues they may face. It focuses on health topics that girls are concerned about, including bullying.

National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC)
With support from the Bureau of Justice Assistance, NCPC produces tools that communities can use to learn crime prevention strategies, engage community members, and coordinate with local agencies. Included on the NCPC site is information about school safety and bullying.

Not Alone: Together Against Sexual Assault
This White House Web site provides information for students, schools, and anyone interested in finding resources on how to respond to and prevent sexual assault on college and university campuses and in our schools.

Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS)
The COPS Web site includes a section on Supporting Safe School, which highlights COPS' efforts related to creating safe school environments, such as the Safe Schools and COPS in Schools funding programs.

Safe Schools/Healthy Students
The Safe Schools/Healthy Students Initiative is a unique Federal grant-making program designed to prevent violence and substance abuse among our Nation's youth, schools, and communities.

Safety and Preparedness Special Feature
This NCJRS Special Feature offers concerned citizens, service providers, allied professionals, and military families with information on citizen preparedness, including publications and related resources on school safety and preparedness.

School Safety Special Feature
The NCJRS School Safety Special Feature captures information, products, training, and additional resources on the topic.

StopBullying.gov
This Web site, created by the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, provides information on bullying, including where children can turn if they are being bullied and resources for adults to help prevent bullying.

Youth Violence Special Feature
This NCJRS Special Feature contains a page dedicated to School Violence Prevalence and Prevention, which provides links to publications and resources focusing on violence in schools and the prevention of such violence.

Search the NCJRS Abstracts Database and visit the Juvenile Justice: Drugs/Underage Drinking, Juvenile Justice: School Safety, and Juvenile Justice: Bullying sections of our site for additional publications and resources on this topic.

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