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NCJ Number: 173934 Find in a Library
Title: Annual Report on School Safety, 1998
Corporate Author: US Dept of Justice
United States of America

Gang Intelligence Strategy Committee
United States of America
Date Published: 1998
Page Count: 48
Sponsoring Agency: Gang Intelligence Strategy Committee

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Document: PDF
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report describes the nature and extent of crime and violence on school property, and what communities are doing or could do about the problem.
Abstract: The report is divided into four chapters. Chapter One presents a national perspective on school crime and safety issues with data on crimes against students, violent student deaths at school, crime at public schools as reported to police, crimes against teachers, gangs at school, weapons at school, relationship between school crime and drug availability, student perceptions of school safety and efforts by schools to increase school safety. Chapter Two describes steps that communities can take to develop a comprehensive plan to reduce school crime and violence. Chapter Three presents summary information on model programs that have demonstrated success or are promising in addressing issues related to school crime. Chapter Four lists resources for more information, including organizations, Web sites, listservs, videos, Federal resources and publications. Figures, note
Main Term(s): Juveniles
Index Term(s): Community action programs; Community involvement; Crime in schools; Crime prevention measures; Crimes against teachers; Drug-free school zones; Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP); Public schools; School security; Statistics
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