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Campus Safety

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Crime and Safety

Publications & Multimedia

Indicators of School Crime and Safety
Bureau of Justice Statistics and National Center for Education Statistics, Annual

Stalking Among College Students
Office on Violence Against Women-Sponsored, September 2021

Stalking Response Strategies for College Campuses
Office on Violence Against Women-Sponsored, September 2021

Clery Act Appendix for FSA Handbook
U.S. Department of Education, October 2020

Video Games Designed To Address Sexual Assault on Campus
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, June 2020

Responding to Sexual Assault on Campus: A National Assessment and Systematic Classification of the Scope and Challenges for Investigation and Adjudication
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, April 2020

National Center for Campus Public Safety Key Accomplishments: July 1, 2014 to March 31, 2019
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, July 2019

Defining the Value of Campus Emergency Management Programs to Communities
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, March 2019

Adaptation and Evaluation of Video Games to Reduce Sexual Violence on Campus
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, July 2018

Campus Victimization
Office for Victims of Crime, 2018

School Safety Policies and Programs Administered by the U.S. Federal Government: 1990-2016
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, August 2017

Just the Facts About Campus Sexual Assault
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, June 2017

Addressing Gender-Based Violence on Campuses: Guide to a Comprehensive Model
Office on Violence Against Women, February 2017

Search the National Criminal Justice Reference Service Virtual Library/Abstracts Database for additional resources on this topic.

Campus Security
This U.S. Department of Education website contains information and resources for administrators at postsecondary institutions regarding campus security.

The National Institute of Justice's CrimeSolutions website is meant to help practitioners and policymakers understand what works in justice-related programs and practices. Included on CrimeSolutions is program and other information related to various topics, including crime and substance use 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.

Dru Sjodin National Sex Offender Public Website (NSOPW)
NSOPW is the only U.S. government website that links public state, territorial and tribal sex offender registries in one national search site. Individuals can use the website's search tool to identify location information on sex offenders living, working and attending school in their own neighborhoods and other states and communities.

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.

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.

Safer Schools and Campuses Best Practices Clearinghouse: Colleges and Universities
The resources on this site share guidance for supporting students; maintaining safe and healthy environments; and ensuring teacher, faculty, and staff well-being, professional development, and supports that are specific to colleges and universities.

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.

Date Modified: January 11, 2022
Date Created: August 12, 2020