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Special Feature: Campus Safety Awareness - Crime and Safety

Publications

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

Acquaintance Rape of College Students
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, 2013

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

Promoting Effective Criminal Investigations of Campus Sex Crimes, Summary Report
Office for Victims of Crime, November 2012

The Handbook for Campus Safety and Security Reporting Training
U.S. Department of Education, February 2011

Historically Black College and University Campus Sexual Assault (HBCU-CSA) Study
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, February 2011

Campus Safety: Assessing and Managing Threats
Federal Bureau of Investigation, February 2010

Campus Attacks: Targeted Violence Affecting Institutions of Higher Education
U.S. Secret Service, Department of Education, Federal Bureau of Investigation, April 2010

Action Guide for Emergency Management at Institutions of Higher Education
U.S. Department of Education, 2010

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

Campus Sexual Assault (CSA) Study, Final Report
Naitonal Institute of Justice-Sponsored, December 2007

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

Student Party Riots
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, February 2006

Violent Victimization of College Students
Bureau of Justice Statistics, January 2005

National Summit on Campus Public Safety
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, 2005

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

Campus Sexual Assault: How America's Institutions of Higher Education Respond
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, 2002

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

Sexual Victimization of College Women
National Institute of Justice, December 2000

Extent and Nature of the Sexual Victimization of College Women: A National-Level Analysis
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, 1999

Campus Crime and Security at Postsecondary Education Institutions
National Center for Education Statistics, January 1997

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Other Resources

Campus Crime
This section of the Office for Victims of Crime Web site presents information about and links to publications and resources which focus on campus crime and safety.

Campus Emergency Information
This Federal Communications Commission Web site presents a listing of emergency communications plans from campuses of various sizes, case studies and lessons learned, and guidelines which may be relevant to emergency preparedness planning for first responders, 9-1-1 Call Centers, hospitals, and other public safety organizations.

Campus Safety and Security Reporting Training
This Department of Education online tutorial is an audio/visual companion to The Handbook for Campus Safety and Security Reporting Training. It is designed to give a better understanding of what is involved in the safety and security-related reporting requirements of the Higher Education Act of 1965.

Campus Security
This U.S. Department of Education Web site contains information and resources for administrators at postsecondary institutions regarding campus security.

Campus Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool Web site
The Campus Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool Web site is produced by the U.S. Department of Education Office of Postsecondary Education and was designed to provide rapid customized reports for public inquiries relating to campus crime.

Campus Sexual Assault
This two-part interview between the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) and Christopher Krebs, one of the authors of the NIJ-funded campus sexual assault study, focuses on "Drugs and Sexual Assault on College Campuses" and "Risk and Prevention on Campus": Community Involvement in Campus Safety
This video from Volunteers in Police Service (VIPS), a Bureau of Justice Assistance-funded initiative, focuses on how the community can take part in ensuring a safe campus.

HELP for Victim Service Providers
The Office for Victims of Crime (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. Take part in the September 26 session on Responding to Victims of Cyberbullying or view the transcripts from the following earlier sessions: Best Practices for Providing Campus Crime Awareness (September 2009), Responding to Sexual Violence on Campus (September 2008), and Campus Victimization and Assistance Services (July 2006). Sign up for the Web Forum E-Alert to receive information about future sessions.

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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