School Safety Resources Available from NLECTC
As the nation grieves with the residents of Newtown, law enforcement professionals continue to intensify their efforts to make our country’s schools safer. The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) and the National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center (NLECTC) System stand behind those professionals, ready to provide access to technology resources and information that will help.
The NLECTC System is striving to provide one-stop access to an extensive list of useful resources. The training materials, computer software, videos and other information resources listed below have been produced by not only NIJ/NLECTC, but by other subject-matter experts in the field. Each listing includes the title, a brief description and a link to the material itself.
Staff will post updates to this online resource guide frequently, so check back often. You may also ask questions and get information on a one-on-one basis by sending an e-mail to email@example.com or by calling (800) 248-2742.
|"It Can Happen Here"|
|“It Can Happen Here” is a documentary designed to inform and compel audiences of school safety stakeholders to prepare for man-made and natural emergencies. This video also provides resources needed to develop a new school safety plan and to assess and improve existing plans through relationship building and technology.|
|Triple Play School Safety Combo|
Triple Play School Safety Combo
A Critical Incident: What to Do in the First 20 Minutes, School Crime Operations Package (School COP) Version 1.1, May 2001 and School Safety Plan Generator
|ASTRO – Active Shooter Training for the Responding Officer|
ASTRO – Active Shooter Training for the Responding Officer
"ASTRO" is a Windows-based simulation tool that allows a law enforcement officer to be immersed in active shooter scenarios. The law enforcement officer must make decisions and act on those decisions to bring an end to the threat.
Also check out these articles, published in TechBeat:
Smartphone App Provides Alternative Way for Students to Communicate With Police (Techbeat Winter 2013)
TechBeat: Special School Safety Issue!
|NCJRS School Safety Resources|
|Other Pertinent Links|
The Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium (RDPC) provides training and resources for emergency first responders with an emphasis on rural areas. RDPC offers AWR 148 Crisis Management for School-based Incidents: Partnering Rural Law Enforcement and Local School Systems at http://www.ruraltraining.org/courses/awr-148. For the full catalog of courses from RDPC, go to http://www.ruraltraining.org/courses.
School Safety Advocacy Council: www.schoolsafety911.org.
|National Response to Address Children's Exposure to Violence|
|Report of the Attorney General’s National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence
|Stories regarding the topic of "School Safety"|
U Of M Board of Regents Reallocates $4.1 Million to School Safety,
Eye on School Safety