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The U.S. Department of Education statistics report that there are approximately 15 homicides and 5 suicides on campus per year. Each time there is an active shooter situation on a campus is one time too many. This Campus Safety resource center  includes tools on active shooter, weapons on campus and school violence.

Prevention

Preventing School Violence – What Schools Should Consider When Thinking Safety
My Community Workplace article on preventing school violence.

Weapons on Campus
Become familiar with indicators that a person has a concealed weapon.

Train Staff

Online Training Courses through Keenan SafeSchools
Keenan offers a suite of online training courses for free to all CA public schools. This includes:

Articles & Resources

5 Ways to Make Schools Safer
Dave Long, former CA Secretary of Education and current Safe Schools Conference Chair, outlines key actions you can take today to make your school safer.

Handbook for Campus Safety and Security Reporting – 2016 Edition
The Department of Education presents a handbook for campus safety and security reporting.

Active Shooter on Campus – Best Practices
Best practices for the event of an active shooter.

Changing the Paradigm on School Violence
Jeff Chasen, J.D. authors this article on school crime and violence.