California

Information intended to help schools identify elements and resources important in improving school climate and safety. In 2018, the Police Foundation staff conducted a comprehensive public domain scan of state…

Colorado

The mission of the Colorado School Safety Resource Center (CSSRC) is to assist educators, emergency responders, community organizations, school mental health professionals, parents and students to create safe, positive and…

Connecticut

The Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) seeks to ensure that every student experiences a safe and supportive environment to ensure their best academic performance. As Connecticut schools develop plans…

Delaware

Delaware comprehensive school safety plans (CSSP) are consistent all hazards, best practices approaches to emergency response plans to provide guidance to our “true first responders” in a school emergency, our…

District of Columbia

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…

Florida

The Office of Safe Schools serves as a central repository for best practices, training standards and compliance oversight in all matters regarding school safety and security. Our mission is to…

Georgia

The Georgia Department of Education has curated links to resources for public and private school administrators. In 2018, the Police Foundation staff conducted a comprehensive public domain scan of state…

Hawaii

The Safety, Security and Emergency Preparedness Branch is responsible for the security of Department campuses. Our schools and state offices are secured as best as possible to prevent theft, vandalism,…

Idaho

The 2016 Idaho Legislature created the Idaho Office of School Safety and Security to support the efforts of Idaho public schools as they work to create safer learning environments. The Office works…

Illinois

The Statewide Terrorism & Intelligence Center’s (STIC) School Safety Information Sharing Program is designed to identify the information needs of school and campus safety officials and ensure timely and wide…

Indiana

The Indiana School Safety Specialist Academy will provide ongoing, certified training and information on national and state best practices, as well as exemplary resources for school safety, security, intervention/prevention, and…

Iowa

School districts and individual schools are responsible for not only the education of their students, but also their safety. Not only do school staff need to know what to do…

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