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School Safety and Security Center

As a school resource officer, administrator or educator your first responsibility is to ensure your students and faculty are always safe and secure.

Violence, bullying, drugs, guns, terrorism, hazing, drinking, natural disasters, add to that differing age groups, communities, and people, how can you possibly deal with it all effectively?

We'll be the first to admit, we don't know either, but we do know that the more informed you are the more likely everyone related to your educational organization will be safe. That's what this site is for, simply to help you get the information you need as quickly and easily as possible. Please, bear with us as we grow. We are just getting started and there is lots more to come.

Safety and Security Information for Administrators, Resource Officers, etc.

School Security Fundamentals

Security is a front-burner issue for educators, students, and citizens. This report covers how you can assess your schools security needs and preventative measures that you can take.

Violence and Aggression in Children and Youth

Explains the signs of violence, how to plan for it, how to respond, and what the law mandates regarding violent students.

How Does Alcohol Affect the World of a Child?

Overview of the most current research findings about early alcohol use and its effects.

School Dress Codes and Uniforms

The works reviewed here explore some of the issues related to school uniforms and dress codes.

School Gangs

Discusses the what gangs are and how they form. Plus, what your school and community can do when dealing with gangs.

Playground Safety Checklist

Each year many children go to the hospital with injuries from playground equipment. Make sure yours don't with this quick check list.

After a Disaster: A Guide for Parents and Teachers

Children of all ages can respond to disaster in different ways. This brief guide covers the more common responses children may have.

We regularly add new information, so be sure to come back often!

400+ Resources from our Safety and Security Directory

School Violence - We link to all the best sites for information on everything from bullying, hazing, and gangs, to statistics on violence in schools.

School Safety - There's more to keeping your school safe that dealing with violence. This section links you to sites for lab safety, school resource officer information, and related organizations.

Buyers Guide - Need security products or services for your school? Start here.



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