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School Safety - Publications

The following publications are a sample of available resources.

Assessment

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

The Effectiveness of Universal School-Based Programs for the Prevention of Violent and Aggressive Behavior
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, August 2007

National Assessment of School Resource Officer Programs Final Project Report
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, 2005

Comparison of Program Activities and Lessons Learned Among 19 School Resource Officer (SRO) Programs
National Institute of Justice-sponsored, March 2005

National Assessment of School Resource Officer Programs Final Project Report
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, 2005

Safe Kids, Safe Schools: Evaluating the Use of Iris Recognition Technology in New Egypt, New Jersey
National Institute of Justice-sponsored, December 2004

Violence Among Middle School and High School Students: Analysis and Implications for Prevention
National Institute of Justice, October 1997

How Safe are the Public Schools: What do Teachers Say?
National Center for Education Statistics, April 1996

Evaluation of Violence Prevention Programs in Middle Schools
National Institute of Justice, August 1995

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Bullying

Technology, Teen Dating Violence and Abuse, and Bullying
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, July 2013

Bullying in Schools
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, May 2012

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

What Characteristics of Bullying, Bullying Victims, and Schools are Associated with Increased Reporting of Bullying to School Officials?
U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast and Islands, August 2010

School-Based Programs to Reduce Bullying and Victimization
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, October 2009

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

Four-One-One Bullying
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention - Sponsored, September 2004

Addressing the Problem of Juvenile Bullying
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, June 2001

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Coping and Recovery

Coping with the Death of a Student or Staff Member
U.S. Department of Education, Emergency Response and Crisis Management Technical Assistance Center, Vol. 3, Issue 2, July 2007

Tips for Helping Students Recovering from Traumatic Events
U.S. Department of Education, September 2005

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

2002 National Victim Assistance Academy Textbook, Chapter 22, Section 4: Campus Crime and Victimization
Office for Victims of Crime, June 2002

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Mediation and Conflict Resolution

Want To Resolve a Dispute? Try Mediation
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 2000

Reducing School Violence in Detroit: An Evaluation of an Alternative Conflict Resolution Intervention
National Institute of Justice, December 1999

Crime in the Schools: Reducing Conflict with Student Problem Solving
National Institute of Justice, July 1999

Crime in the Schools: A Problem-Solving Approach
National Institute of Justice, August 1998

Reaching Out to Youth Out of the Education Mainstream
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, February 1997

Conflict Resolution Education: A Guide to Implementing Programs in Schools, Youth-Serving Organizations, and Community and Juvenile Justice Settings
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, October 1996

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Predictors

Predictors of Youth Violence
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, April 2000

Safe Schools: Early Warning Signs
Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence, 2000

The School Shooter: A Threat Assessment Perspective
Federal Bureau of Investigation, 2000

Student Profiling Truancy: First Step to a Lifetime of Problems
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, October 1996

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Prevention and Planning

Sharing Ideas & Resources to Keep Our Nation's Schools Safe
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, October 2013

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

Shifting Boundaries: Final Report on an Experimental Evaluation of a Youth Dating Violence Prevention Program in New York City Middle Schools
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, October 2011

Bomb Threats in School
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, August 2011

Shifting Boundaries: Lessons on Relationships for Students in Middle School
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, December 2010

Preventing, Preparing for Critical Incidents in Schools
National Institute of Justice, March 2009

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

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

8,000 Free School COPs and Counting
National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center, Spring 2007

Emergency Management for Schools in Non-Traditional Settings
U.S. Department of Education, Emergency Response and Crisis Management Technical Assistance Center, ERCM Express, Vol. 3, Issue 5, 2007

Emergency Management Opportunities and Challenges for Non-Public Schools
U.S. Department of Education, Emergency Response and Crisis Management Technical Assistance Center, ERCM Express, Vol. 3, Issue 4, 2007

Updating and Maintaining School Emergency Management Plans
U.S. Department of Education, Emergency Response and Crisis Management Technical Assistance Center, Helpful Hints, Vol. 2, Issue 3, 2007

Components of Comprehensive School and School District Emergency Management Plans
U.S. Department of Education, Emergency Response and Crisis Management Technical Assistance Center, Helpful Hints, Vol. 2, Issue 2, 2007

Steps for Developing a School Emergency Management Plan
U.S. Department of Education, Emergency Response and Crisis Management Technical Assistance Center, Helpful Hints, Vol. 2, Issue 1, 2007

Practical Information on Crisis Planning: A Guide for Schools and Communities
U.S. Department of Education Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, 2007

School Resource Officer Programs
Federal Bureau of Investigation, August 2006

Keeping an Eye on School Security: The Iris Recognition Project in New Jersey Schools
National Institute of Justice, July 2006

Software Radio for School Safety
National Institute of Justice-sponsored, April 2006

Lessons Learned from Safe Kids/Safe Streets
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, November 2006

Creating Emergency Management Plans
U.S. Department of Education, Emergency Response and Crisis Management Technical Assistance Center, ERCM Express, Vol. 2, Issue 8, 2006

National Incident Management System
U.S. Department of Education, Emergency Response and Crisis Management Technical Assistance Center, ERCM Express, Vol. 2, Issue 6, 2006

Emergency Exercises: An Effective Way to Validate School Safety Plans
U.S. Department of Education, Emergency Response and Crisis Management Technical Assistance Center,ERCM Express, Vol. 2, Issue 3, 2006

Integrating Students with Special Needs and Disabilities Into Emergency Response and Crisis Planning
U.S. Department of Education, Emergency Response and Crisis Management Technical Assistance Center, ERCM Express, Vol. 2, Issue 1, 2006

Dealing With Weapons on Campus
U.S. Department of Education, Emergency Response and Crisis Management Technical Assistance Center,Lessons Learned, Vol. 1, Issue 1, 2006

Guide to Developing, Maintaining, and Succeeding With Your School Resource Officer Program
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, June 2005

Integration of Law Enforcement Into School Safety: The Milwaukee Initiative
National Institute of Justice-sponsored, March 2005

Role of Law Enforcement in Public School Safety: A National Survey
National Institute of Justice-sponsored, October 2005

National Summit on Campus Public Safety: Strategies for Colleges and Universities in a Homeland Security Environment
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, 2005

SRO Performance Evaluation: A Guide to Getting Results
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, 2005

Toward Safe and Orderly Schools-The National Study of Delinquency Prevention in Schools
National Institute of Justice, November 2004

SCORMAP Gets High Marks
National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center, TechBeat, Spring 2004

Hand-Held Metal Detectors for Use in Concealed Weapon and Contraband Detection
National Institute of Justice, November 2003

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

Community Outreach Through Police in Schools
Office for Victims of Crime, August 2003

Safe Harbor: A School-Based Victim Assistance/Violence Prevention Program
Office for Victims of Crime, January 2003

Safety in Numbers: Collecting and Using Crime, Violence, and Discipline Incident Data to Make a Difference in Schools
U.S. Department of Education, July 2002

Surveillance Tools for Safer Schools - Final Report
National Institute of Justice-sponsored, March 2002

Preventing School Shootings: A Summary of a U.S. Secret Service School Initiative Report
National Institute of Justice, 2002

Truancy Reduction: Keeping Students in School
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, September 2001

Blueprints for Violence Prevention
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, July 2001

Creating Safe Schools: A Comprehensive Approach
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, June 2001

Guide to the Technologies of Concealed Weapon and Contraband Imaging and Detection
National Institute of Justice, February 2001

Crime Mapping News
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services-Sponsored, 2001

Preventing School Violence
National Institute of Justice, May 2000

Can We Talk? Public Safety and the Interoperability Challenge
National Institute of Justice-sponsored, April 2000

Safeguarding Our Children: An Action Guide
U.S Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs, April 2000

From the Courthouse to the Schoolhouse: Making Successful Transitions
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, February 2000

Safe and Smart: Making the After School Hours Work for Kids
U.S. Department of Education, December 1999

Families and Schools Together: Building Relationships
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, November 1999

School and Community Interventions to Prevent Serious and Violent Offending
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, October 1999

The Appropriate and Effective Use of Security Technologies in U.S. Schools
National Institute of Justice, September 1999

Blueprints: A Violence Prevention Initiative
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, June 1999

Preventing Violence the Problem-Solving Way
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, April 1999

Stand Up and Start a School Crime Watch!
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, December 1998

Early Warning, Timely Response: A Guide to Safe Schools
U.S. Department of Education, August 1998

Combating Fear and Restoring Safety in Schools
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, April 1998

Keeping Young People in School: Community Programs That Work
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, June 1997

Sharing Information: A Guide to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act and Participation in Juvenile Justice Programs
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, June 1997

Manual to Combat Truancy
U.S. Department of Education, July 1996

SafeFutures: Partnerships to Reduce Youth Violence and Delinquency
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, December 1996

What Works, What Doesn't, What's Promising, Chapter 5: School-Based Crime Prevention
National Institute of Justice, No Publication Date Indicated

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Statistics and General Information

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

Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Bi-Annual

Handbook for Campus Crime Reporting
U.S. Department of Education Office of Postsecondary Education, February 2011

School Safety CD-ROM
Community Oriented Policing Services, 2009

Active Shooter: How to Respond
U.S. Department of Homeland Security, October 2008

Campus Law Enforcement, 2004-05
Bureau of Justice Statistics, February 2008

Crime in Schools and Colleges: A Study of Offenders and Arrestees Reported via National Incident-Based Reporting System Data
Federal Bureau of Investigation, October 2007

Crime, Violence, Discipline and Safety in U.S. Public Schools: Findings from the School Survey on Crime and Safety: 2003-04
National Center for Education Statistics, December 2006

Female Youths and Delinquent Behaviors
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, November 2004

Violence-Related Behaviors Among High School Students, United States, 1991-2003
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, July 2004

Special Report Safe Schools: A Technology Primer
National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center, TechBeat, Winter 2003

School Crime Patterns: A National Profile of U.S. Public High Schools Using Rates of Crime Reported to Police
U.S. Department of Education, August 2002

Reporting School Violence
Office for Victims of Crime, January 2002

The School Shooter: One Community's Perspective
Law Enforcement Bulletin, September 2001

Promoting Safety in Schools: International Experience and Action
Bureau of Justice Assistance, August 2001

Temporal Variations in School-Associated Student Homicide and Suicide Events-United States, 1992-1999
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, August 2001

Gun Use by Male Juveniles: Research and Prevention
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, July 2001

Juvenile Justice Journal: School Violence Issue
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, June 2001

School Resource Officer Training Program
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, March 2001

Increasing School Safety Through Juvenile Accountability Programs
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, December 2000

Co-occurrence of Delinquency and Other Problem Behaviors
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, November 2000

Fighting Juvenile Gun Violence
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, September 2000

Youth Gangs in School
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, August 2000

Effective Intervention for Serious Juvenile Offenders
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, April 2000

Violence After School
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, November 1999

Hands Without Guns
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, July 1999

High School Youths, Weapons, and Violence: A National Survey
National Institute of Justice, October 1998

Students' Reports of School Crime, 1989 and 1995
Bureau of Justice Statistics, March 1998

Epidemiology of Serious Violence
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, June 1997

Reducing Youth Gun Violence: An Overview of Programs and Initiatives
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, May 1996

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Zero Tolerance

School Policies and Legal Issues Supporting Safe Schools
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention-Sponsored, September 2002

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NCJRS Abstracts Database

The National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts Database contains summaries of more than 220,000 criminal justice publications, including Federal, State, and local government reports, books, research reports, journal articles, and unpublished research.

Users of the database may conduct a search using their own key words and link to full text where available. As of March 2014, there were morethan 1700 abstracts available using the term(s) "school safety."

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