Special Feature: Campus Safety - Crime and Safety

Publications

Indicators of School Crime and Safety
Bureau of Justice Statistics and National Center for Education Statistics, Annual
The Handbook for Campus Safety and Security Reporting
U.S. Department of Education, June 2016
How Prevalent Is Campus Sexual Assault in the United States?
National Institute of Justice, June 2016
Campus Climate Survey Validation Study (CCSVS) Final Technical Report
Bureau of Justice Statistics, January 2016
Campus Law Enforcement Agencies, 2011-12
Bureau of Justice Statistics, January 2015
Rape and Sexual Assault Among College-age Females, 1995-2013
Bureau of Justice Statistics, December 2014
Suicide among College and University Students in the United States
Department of Health and Human Services-Sponsored, May 2014
Rape and Sexual Assault: A Renewed Call to Action
The White House Council on Women and Girls, January 2014
Key Components of Sexual Assault Crisis Intervention/Victim Service Resources
White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault, 2014
Acquaintance Rape of College Students
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, 2013
Establishing Appropriate Staffing Levels for Campus Public Safety Departments
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services-Sponsored, 2013
Guide for Developing High-Quality Emergency Operations Plans for Institutions of Higher Education
U.S. Department of Education, 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
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
Campus Sexual Assault (CSA) Study, Final Report
National 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

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Other Resources

Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA): Enhancing Campus Safety and Security
This section of the BJA site provides information about and resources that focus on campus safety.
Campus Crime
This section of the Office for Victims of Crime website presents information about and links to publications and resources which focus on campus crime and safety.
Campus Emergency Information
This Federal Communications Commission website 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. 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 website contains information and resources for administrators at postsecondary institutions regarding campus security.
Campus Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool
The Campus Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool website 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 Drug and 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":
Center for Changing Our Campus Culture
With support from the Office on Violence Against Women, this site serves as a comprehensive online clearinghouse providing important resources for colleges and universities on sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.
Clery Center for Security On Campus
The Clery Center for Security On Campus is dedicated to preventing violence, substance abuse and other crimes on college and university campuses across the United States, and to compassionately assist the victims of these crimes.
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.
National Center for Campus Public Safety
With funding from the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the National Center for Campus Public Safety is a resource for campus police chiefs, directors of public safety, emergency managers and key campus safety stakeholders.
Not Alone: Together Against Sexual Assault
This White House website provides information for students, schools, and anyone interested in finding resources on how to respond to and prevent sexual assault on college and university campuses and in our schools.
Office for Victims of Crime (OVC): HELP for Victim Service Providers
The 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. View the transcripts from the following topical past sessions and 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 website contains information about and links to research on sexual assault on college campuses.
Studies Investigate Prevalence of Campus Sexual Assault
In this April 2016 Office of Justice Programs blog, National Institute of Justice (NIJ) efforts related to campus safety, specifically NIJ-funded research on campus sexual assault, are highlighted. This is an update to the April 2015 blog, Research About Sexual Assault on Campuses: What NIJ Is Doing.

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