Special Feature: School Safety - Additional Resources
The National Institute of Justice's CrimeSolutions.gov uses rigorous research to inform practitioners and policy makers about what works in criminal justice, juvenile justice, and crime victim services. On CrimeSolutions.gov, you will find reviews of specific programs that focus on a variety of justice topics, including those involving safety in schools. For additional information, see the video:
Find School Safety Programs on CrimeSolutions.gov.
Administered by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the G.R.E.A.T. Program is a school-based, law enforcement officer-instructed classroom curriculum. The program's primary objective is prevention and it is intended to be an immunization against delinquency, youth violence, and gang membership.
Funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Healthy Students, NCSSLE provides training and technical assistance, products and tools, and latest research findings to create positive learning environments in schools so that all students have the opportunity to realize academic success in safe and supportive environments.
With funding from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges created the NRC-SJP to serve as a one-stop-shop for jurisdictions seeking training and technical assistance to support implementation and sustainability of multidisciplinary initiatives to achieve positive school discipline reforms and reduce the school to juvenile justice pathway.
Developed by the National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center and available to vetted criminal justice professionals and school administrators, the SchoolSafe app provides for a means to conduct a physical assessment of a school campus (inside and out) to address potential trouble spots.
Funded through a grant from the National Institute of Justice, this site serves as a clearinghouse of information and contacts for law enforcement and other public safety officials to prepare, respond and recover as they work to keep schools as safe as possible.
OSHS provides financial assistance for drug and violence prevention activities, focuses on efforts designed to promote the health and well-being of students, develops policies related to violence and drug prevention in schools, and participates with other agencies on efforts related to violence/drug prevention and school preparedness.
This page provides access to Department of Justice and Department of Education resources and guidance materials related to assist public elementary and secondary schools in meeting their obligations under federal law to administer student discipline without discrimination.