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Publications

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

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

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

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

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

Guide for Preventing and Responding to School Violence (2nd Edition)
International Association of Chiefs of Police, September 2009

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

Electronic Media and Youth Violence: A CDC Issue Brief for Educators and Caregivers
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 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, 2007

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

School-Based Partnerships: A Problem-Solving Strategy
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, October 2006

Effectiveness of School-Based Violence Prevention Programs for Reducing Disruptive and Aggressive Behavior
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, May 2005

Evaluating G.R.E.A.T.: A School-Based Gang Prevention Program
National Institute of Justice, June 2004

Source of Firearms Used by Students in School-Associated Violent Deaths --- United States, 1992--1999
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, March 2003

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

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

A Closer Look at Drug and Violence Prevention Efforts in American Schools: Report on the Study on School Violence and Prevention
United States Department of Education, August 2002

School Health Guidelines to Prevent Unintentional Injuries and Violence
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, December 2001

Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume 8, Number 1
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, June 2001

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

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

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

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

Violence After School
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

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

Related Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): School Violence
This section of the CDC site provides resources on school violence related data and statistics, risk and protective factors, prevention, and prevention tools and resources.

CrimeSolutions.gov
The National Institute of Justice's CrimeSolutions.gov Web site is meant to help practitioners and policymakers understand what works in justice-related programs and practices. Included on CrimeSolutions.gov is relevant program and topical information pertaining to youth violence and prevention in schools.

FindYouthInfo.gov
Created by the Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs (IWGYP), FindYouthInfo.gov promotes the goal of positive, healthy outcomes by promoting enhanced collaboration at the federal, state, and local levels; disseminating information about critical resources; and developing an overarching strategic plan for federal youth policy, as well as recommendations for improving the coordination, effectiveness and efficiency of youth programs, using input from community stakeholders, including youth.

International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP): School Safety Online Trainings
IACP and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention have launched a series of four introductory-level online school safety trainings. The trainings - “Assessing School Safety,” “Forming Your Safe School Planning Team,” “Preparing for a School Crisis” and “Responding to a School Crisis” - provide guidance on creating or enhancing school safety and crisis response plans.

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 of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
OJJDP provides national leadership, coordination, and resources to prevent and respond to juvenile delinquency and victimization.

Safe Schools/Healthy Students (SS/HS) Initiative
The mission of this initiative is to assist and support SS/HS and School Action grantees in the development and sustenance of peaceful and healthy communities. The Initiative uses a technical assistance model that is consultative, content/evidence-based, culturally competent, and collaborative.

SchoolSafetyInfo.org
Funded through a grant from the National Institute of Justice, this site serves as a clearinghouse of information and contacts for law enforcement and other public safety officials to prepare, respond and recover as they work to keep schools as safe as possible.

U.S. Department of Education: Office of Safe and Healthy Students (OSHS)
The OSHS site provides information on safe and supportive schools; health, mental health, environmental health, and physical education; drug and violence prevention; character and civic education; and homeland security, emergency management, and school programs.

For additional resources on this topic, visit the Juvenile Justice: School Safety section of our site and conduct a search of the NCJRS Abstracts Database.

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