A variety of informative and helpful resources on the topic of school violence and safety are listed below. The following sites are not endorsed by the Metropolitan Police Department. They are intended to provide parents, students, teachers and others with a range of information and resources they can use to help address this serious issue.
A guide for schools and law enforcement agencies from the National Institute of Justice.
A public education campaign from the National Crime Prevention Council that seeks to raise awareness of school safety and security issues and provide concrete measures that parents, community members, and educators can take to make schools safer and more secure.
This Colorado-based program focuses on the nexus between safe communities and safe schools.
Comprehensive safety and preparedness information provided by the DC Public Schools.
This comprehensive document, published by the US Department of Education and the US Department of Justice, offers early warning, prevention, intervention and crisis response information.
A collaboration of the Bureau of Justice Statistics and National Center for Educational Statistics provides data, strategies and a safety checklist for parents.
Provides a variety of research, training, and technical assistance information.
The official website of teh nation's leading not-for-profit organization for school security/safety professionals offers a variety of information and resources.
The Center offers a wide range of services, statistics, publications, training, and resources on the issue of school safety. The site also includes a report on all school-related killings in the United States since 1992.
A partnership of organizations that seek to promote tolerance in schools by providing resources for students, parents, schools and communities.
Various school safety resources assembled by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
This nationwide campaign is designed to encourage middle school and high school students to reject gun violence.
For more information or to report suspicious activity, contact the National Crime Prevention Council Online Resource Center