Special Feature: Campus Safety - Crime and Safety

Publications & Multimedia

Indicators of School Crime and Safety
Bureau of Justice Statistics and National Center for Education Statistics, Annual
Adaptation and Evaluation of Video Games to Reduce Sexual Violence on Campus
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, July 2018
School Safety Policies and Programs Administered by the U.S. Federal Government: 1990-2016
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, August 2017
Addressing Gender-Based Violence on Campuses: Guide to a Comprehensive Model
Office on Violence Against Women, February 2017
School & Campus Crime
Office for Victims of Crime, January 2017
Making Prevention a Reality: Identifying, Assessing, and Managing the Threat of Targeted Attacks
Federal Bureau of Investigation, December 2016
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, 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
Bystander-Focused Prevention of Sexual Violence
Office on Violence Against Women, April 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, January 2012
Historically Black College and University Campus Sexual Assault (HBCU-CSA) Study
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, November 2010
Campus Attacks: Targeted Violence Affecting Institutions of Higher Education
U.S. Secret Service, Department of Education, Federal Bureau of Investigation, April 2010
Campus Safety: Assessing and Managing Threats
Federal Bureau of Investigation, February 2010
Campus Security Guidelines: Recommended Policies for Local and Campus Law Enforcement Agencies
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, September 2009
Strategic Planning for Prevention Professionals on Campus
U.S. Department of Education-Sponsored, November 2008

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 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.
The National Institute of Justice's CrimeSolutions.gov website is meant to help practitioners and policymakers understand what works in justice-related programs and practices. Included on CrimeSolutions.gov is program and other information related to various topics, including crime and substance use on campus.
Campus Security
This U.S. Department of Education website contains information and resources for administrators at postsecondary institutions regarding campus security.
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.
Just the Facts About Campus Sexual Assault
In this episode of the NIJ-funded Just Science podcast series, Dr. Christopher Krebs discusses NIJ-supported research on the topic and how to interpret associated data.
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.
National Institute of Justice (NIJ): 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.
Office on Violence Against Women: Protecting Students from Sexual Assault
This Office on Violence Against Women 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): Campus Crime
This section of the OVC website presents information about and links to publications and resources which focus on campus crime and safety.
Office of Justice Programs (OJP) Blog
The following OJP Blog posts highlights efforts to prevent and address crime on campus:
U.S. Department of Education: Campus Safety and Security
This website presents access to the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool and additional resources that can be used to generate customized reports regarding campus crime data.

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