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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

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

Implementation of Prior Recommendations and Barriers to Enactment
Bureau of Justice Assistance-sponsored, September 2019

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

The Roles and Strategies of Campus Safety Teams for Preventing Violence in College and University Campus Communities
Bureau of Justice Assistance-sponsored, October 2018

Managing Campus Protests and Demonstrations at Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Bureau of Justice Assistance-sponsored, September 2018

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

Campus Policing in an Urban Environment
Bureau of Justice Assistance-sponsored, July 2018

Campus Protests and Demonstrations: The Role of Emergency Management
Bureau of Justice Assistance-sponsored, June 2018

Criminal Victimization of International Students: A National Conversation on Effective Prevention Practices
Bureau of Justice Assistance-sponsored, April 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

School & Campus Crime
Office for Victims of Crime, January 2017

Making Prevention a Reality: Identifying, Assessing, and Managing the Threat of Targeted Attacks
Federal Bureau of Investigation, December 2016

The Handbook for Campus Safety and Security Reporting
U.S. Department of Education, June 2016

How Prevalent Is Campus Sexual Assault in the United States?
National Institute of Justice, June 2016

Campus Climate Survey Validation Study (CCSVS) Final Technical Report
Bureau of Justice Statistics, January 2016

Campus Law Enforcement, 2011–12
Bureau of Justice Statistics, January 2015

Search the NCJRS Abstracts Database for additional resources on this topic.

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 and Security Reporting Training
This Department of Education online tutorial is an audio/visual companion to The Handbook for Campus Safety and Security Reporting. It is designed to give a better understanding of what is involved in the safety and security-related reporting requirements of the Higher Education Act of 1965.

CrimeSolutions
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.

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.

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.

National Institute of Justice (NIJ): 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.

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.

Office of Justice Programs (OJP) Blog 
The following OJP Blog posts highlights efforts to prevent and address crime on campus:

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.