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Special Feature: Campus Safety Awareness - Crime and Violence Prevention


Rape and Sexual Assault: A Renewed Call to Action
The White House Concil on Women and Girls, January 2014

Guide for Developing High-Quality Emergency Operations Plans for Institutions of Higher Education
U.S. Department of Education, June 2013

Campus Threat Assessment Case Studies: A Training Tool for Investigation, Evaluation, and Intervention
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, December 2012

Campus Security Guidelines: Recommended Policies for Local and Campus Law Enforcement Agencies
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, September 2009

Campus-Community Policing Partnerships at Historically Black Colleges and Universities: A Guidebook for Law Enforcement and Community Representatives
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, June 2009

Action Guide for Emergency Management at Institutions of Higher Education
U.S. Department of Education, January 2009

Guide for Preventing and Responding to School Violence
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, 2009

Minimum Standards of Training for Campus Security Personnel and Campus Disciplinary and Judicial Boards
Office on Violence Against Women, 2008

Prior Knowledge of Potential School-Based Violence: Information Students Learn May Prevent A Targeted Attack
U.S. Secret Service and U.S. Department of Education, May 2008

Practical Information on Crisis Planning: A Guide for Schools and Communities
U.S. Department of Education, January 2007

Campus Public Safety Preparedness for Catastrophic Events: Lessons Learned from Hurricanes and Explosives
U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators, June 2006

Sexual Assault on Campus: What Colleges and Universities Are Doing About It
National Institute of Justice, December 2005

Digital Imaging for Safe Schools: A Public Safety Response to Critical Incidents
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, 2005

National Summit on Campus Public Safety: Strategies for Colleges and Universities in a Homeland Security Environment
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, September 2004

School Crisis Response Initiative
Office for Victims of Crime, September 2003

Campus Public Safety: Weapons of Mass Destruction Terrorism Protective Measures
U.S. Department of Homeland Security, 2003

Threat Assessment in Schools: A Guide to Managing Threatening Situations and to Creating Safe School Climates
U.S. Secret Service and U.S. Department of Education, May 2002

Hate Crimes on Campus: The Problem and Efforts To Confront It
Bureau of Justice Assistance, October 2001

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Other Resources

Campus Safety Toolkit
This section of the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Web site provides a list of publications and other resources available from COPS addressing crime and safety on college campuses.

Campus Security
This U.S. Department of Education Web site contains information and resources for administrators at postsecondary institutions regarding campus security.
The Office of Justice Programs' Web site is meant to help practitioners and policymakers understand what works in justice-related programs and practices. Included on is program and other information related to various topics, including crime and substance use on campus.

Campus Grant Program
The Office on Violence Against Women's campus grant program is designed to encourage institutions of higher education to adopt comprehensive, coordinated responses to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.

In the Spotlight: School Safety
This NCJRS resource provides a comprehensive compilation of information on school crime and safety, including publications, statistics, legislation, programs, and other resources.

Office for Victims of Crime (OVC): HELP for Victim Service Providers
The OVC HELP for Victim Service Providers Web Forum is a place where victim service providers and allied professionals can connect to peers, share ideas about best practices, and help change lives. View the transcripts from the following topical past sessions:

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Sexual Assault on Campus
This section of the National Institute of Justice Web site contains information about and links to research on sexual assault on college campuses.

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