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Resources:   Publications

Note: Many of the publications included below are available through interlibrary loan at a school or public library.

Books/reports

Blauvelt On Making Your Schools Safe, Peter D. Blauvelt, National Alliance for Safe Schools, 1997.

Campus Public Safety and Security: With Guidance As Well for High Schools and Private Secondary Schools, James W. Wensyel, Charles C. Thomas, Ltd., 1987.

Campus Security and Law Enforcement, John W. Powell, et al., American Society for Industrial Security, second edition, 1994.

Combating Fear and Restoring Safety in Schools, June Arnette and Marjorie C. Walsleben, U.S. Department of Justice, 1998 (NCJ 167888).

Creating Safe and Drug-Free Schools: An Action Guide, U.S. Department of Education and U.S. Department of Justice, 1996 (paper and electronic formats).

Crime in the Schools: Reducing Fear and Disorder with Student Problem Solving, Dennis J. Kenney and T. Steuart Watson, Police Executive Research Forum, 1998.

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design, Crowe, Butterworth-Heinemann, 1991.

Dealing With Youth Violence: What Schools and Communities Need to Know, Rose Duhan-Sells, editor, National Education Service, 1996.

Early Warning, Timely Response: A Guide to Safe Schools, U.S. Department of Education, 1998 (paper and electronic formats).

Educated Public Relations: School Safety 101, National School Safety Center, 1993.

Effective Strategies for School Security, Peter D. Blauvelt, National Association of Secondary School Principals, 1981.

Gangs in Schools: Breaking Up is Hard to Do, National School Safety Center, 1993.

Legal Issues Surrounding Safe Schools, Reed B. Day, National Organization on Legal Problems of Education, 1994.

Maximum Security: The Culture of Violence in Inner-City Schools, John Devine, 1996.

Practical School Security: Basic Guidelines for Safe and Secure Schools, Kenneth Trump, Corwin Press, 1998 (hardcover and paperback).

Safe Schools: A Handbook for Violence Prevention, R.D. Stephens, National Educational Service, 1995.

Safe Schools: A Security and Loss Prevention Plan, James Barry Hylton, Butterworth-Heinemann, 1996.

Safe Schools, Safe Students: A Guide to Violence Prevention, Drug Strategies, Inc., 1998.

Safety and Security Administration in School Facilities: Forms, Checklists & Guidelines, Sara N. DiLima, editor, Aspen Publishers, Inc., 1996.

School Discipline Notebook, National School Safety Center, 1992.

School Safety Check Book, National School Safety Center, 1990.

School Safety Workbook, National School Safety Center, 1996.

School Violence Intervention: A Practical Handbook, J.C. Conoley and A. P. Goldstein, editors, Guilford Publications, Inc., 1997.

Schools, Violence and Society, A.M. Hoffman, editor, the Greenwood Publishing Group, 1996.

Student Searches and the Law, National School Safety Center, 1996.

Techniques for Managing a Safe School, Beverley H. Johns and John P. Keenan, Love Publishing Co., 1997.

Teens, Crime, and the Community: Education and Action for Safe Schools and Communities, Judy Zimmer, et al., West Educational Publishing, third edition, 1998.

Toward Better and Safer Schools, A.G. Cuervo, et al., National School Boards Association, 1985.

Violence Prevention and Reduction in Schools, William Bender (et al), editor, PRO ED, Inc., Spring 1999.

Journals/newsletters

The American School Board Journal, monthly, National School Boards Association, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314, 703/838-6722, info@nsba.org, www.nsba.org.

Campus Security Report, monthly, Rusting Publications, 402 Main St., P.O. Box 190, Port Washington, NY 11050, 516/883-1440.

Inside School Safety, monthly, Aspen Publishers, Inc., 7201 McKinney Circle, Frederick, MD, 800/638-8437, www.aspenpublishers.com.

International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA)-Campus Law Enforcement Journal, 638 Prospect Avenue, Hartford, CT 06105, 860/586-7517.

School Safety, three times/year, National School Safety Center, 4165 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Suite 290, Westlake Village, CA 91362, 805/373-9977, www.nssc1.org.

School Security Report, monthly, Rusting Publications, 402 Main Street, P.O. Box 190, Port Washington, NY 11050, 516/883-1440.

Security Distributing & Marketing (SDM) Magazine, monthly, Cahners Publishing Company, 1350 E. Touhy Ave., Des Plaines, IL 60018-3358 (Frequently includes articles on school security).

Security Magazine, monthly, Cahners Publishing Company, 1350 E. Touhy Ave., Des Plaines, IL 60018-3358, www.secmag.com (Frequently includes articles on school security).

Security Management, monthly, American Society for Industrial Security, 1625 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314, 703/522-5800, www.asisonline.org.

Security News, monthly, Terra Publishing, Inc., 4250 North State St., Salamanca, NY 14779-9700, 716/945-5091 (Frequently includes articles on school security).

Security Technology & Design, quarterly, Locksmith Publishing Corp., 850 Busse Highway, Park Ridge, IL 60068, 708/692-5940 (Frequently includes articles on school security).

Updating School Board Policies, National School Boards Association, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314, 703/838-6722, info@nsba.org, www.nsba.org. (Frequently includes articles on school security).

Directories

Thomas Register of American Manufacturers, A directory of 150,000 U.S. and Canadian manufacturers and their products available in paper and/or CD format at many large public libraries and available free on the Internet. The directory is searchable on the Internet by company name, product name, or brand name. An easy, free registration is required before searching.

American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) Security Industry Buyer's Guide, An annual directory that is available with a subscription to Security Management. It is searchable by type of equipment.

National Security Institute Product & Services Directory, An online directory searchable by company type and/or product and services. Listings in the directory are available free of charge to appropriate vendors.

Security Industry Association (SIA) Membership Directory, Directory of manufacturers, distributors, and service companies in the electronic security industry. Available for a fee to nonmembers.

Security Industry Association (SIA) Directory of Specialists, Directory of security professionals that is indexed by specialty area and geographic region. Available for a fee to nonmembers.

 



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