Special Feature: Campus Safety - Crime and Violence Prevention


Preventing Sexual Violence on College Campuses: Lessons from Research and Practice
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, May 2014
Rape and Sexual Assault: A Renewed Call to Action
The White House Council on Women and Girls, January 2014
Bystander-Focused Prevention of Sexual Violence
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2014
Climate Surveys: Useful Tools to Help Colleges and Universities in Their Efforts to Reduce and Prevent Sexual Assault
White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault, 2014
Establishing Prevention Programming: Strategic Planning for Campuses
White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault, 2014
Guide for Developing High-Quality Emergency Operations Plans for Institutions of Higher Education
U.S. Department of Education, June 2013
Campus Threat Assessment Case Studies: A Training Tool for Investigation, Evaluation, and Intervention
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, December 2012
Campus Security Guidelines: Recommended Policies for Local and Campus Law Enforcement Agencies
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, September 2009
Campus-Community Policing Partnerships at Historically Black Colleges and Universities: A Guidebook for Law Enforcement and Community Representatives
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, June 2009
Guide for Preventing and Responding to School Violence
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, 2009
Strategic Planning for Prevention Professionals on Campus
U.S. Department of Education-Sponsored, November 2008
Prior Knowledge of Potential School-Based Violence: Information Students Learn May Prevent A Targeted Attack
U.S. Secret Service and U.S. Department of Education, May 2008
Minimum Standards of Training for Campus Security Personnel and Campus Disciplinary and Judicial Boards
Office on Violence Against Women, 2008
Practical Information on Crisis Planning: A Guide for Schools and Communities
U.S. Department of Education, January 2007
Campus Public Safety Preparedness for Catastrophic Events: Lessons Learned from Hurricanes and Explosives
U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators, June 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 Safety Toolkit
This section of the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) website provides a list of publications and other resources available from COPS addressing crime and safety on college campuses.
Campus Security
This U.S. Department of Education website contains information and resources for administrators at postsecondary institutions regarding campus security.
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.
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.
National Center for Campus Public Safety
With funding from the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the National Center for Campus Public Safety will be a resource for campus police chiefs, directors of public safety, emergency managers and key campus safety stakeholders.
NCJRS: School Safety Special Feature
This NCJRS resource provides a comprehensive compilation of federal and federally-sponsored information and resources on school crime and safety.
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:
Office on Violence Against Women: Grants to Reduce Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking on Campus Program
The Office on Violence Against Women's campus grant program is designed to encourage institutions of higher education to adopt comprehensive, coordinated responses to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.
Research About Sexual Assault on Campuses: What NIJ Is Doing
In this April 2015 Office of Justice Programs' blog, National Institute of Justice (NIJ) efforts related to campus safety, specifically efforts associated with the completion of a systematic review of the research on campus sexual assault prevalence rates, are highlighted.
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.

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