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Safe and Sound at School

School safety is a concern across the United States. Law enforcement, school administrators and teachers, and the community need resources and proactive strategies for ensuring that school environments remain safe and secure. SchoolSafetyInfo.org is a clearinghouse of federal, state and local information to assist public safety officials to prepare, respond and recover.

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INFORMATION FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT AND PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICIALS

 

Resources to Prepare

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED)

By: NASRO Availability: By request

Training from NASRO provides instruction on using design, management and activity strategies to reduce opportunities for crime to occur and to improve overall safety of schools.

Resources to Respond

Active Shooter Awareness Guidance

By: CA gov Availability: Free to download

Publication from California's Governor's Office of Emergency Services offers guidance on supporting the safety of individuals with disabilities during an active shooter attack.

ON THIS WEBSITE: INFORMATION FOR school resource officers

 

Free Resources

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State Contacts

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Success Stories

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Reference Links

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school safety News alerts

Find news and information from a wide range of sources.

SRO

School resource officer ready to 'interact'

Jan. 16, 2018

Former police officer begins a new challenge as school resource officer for school district.

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SRO

A resource officer's role in local schools

Jan. 16, 2018

SROs interact with students: counseling them, teaching classes, offering guidance and even helping them find employment.


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SUCCESS STORIES

GROUNDBREAKING AND INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS TO PROBLEMS OF SCHOOL VIOLENCE, BULLYING AND SOCIAL MEDIA ABUSE.

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Officer Creates Comic to Help Students Make Good Choices

January 2018

A new team of superheroes comes to the comics arena in fall 2017.

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Atlanta Public Schools Offer Different Take on School Policing

Nov. 2017

There’s a new kind of police officer working in Atlanta public schools, with a different way of looking at things.

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National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement Provides No-Cost Crisis Response and Training

Sep. 2017

Center’s experts help schools in the U.S. cope with aftermath of a tragedy.

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