Every year millions of children and adolescents in the United States are impacted by violence, neglect and abuse in their homes, schools, and communities. Community policing requires a broad and comprehensive approach to protecting youth from violence and other dangers, preventing youth from engaging in acts of crime and disorder, and ensuring our students are safe at school and on campus.


Building Interdisciplinary Partnerships to Prevent Violent Extremism  
This report on the Forum for Building Interdisciplinary Partnerships to Prevent Violent Extremism documents the discussion of the forum participants, provides case studies of collaborative efforts and recommendations from forum participants on building partnerships among stakeholders critical to preventing violent extremism.

Be On the Lookout Series:

Combating Child Sex Trafficking: A Guide for Law Enforcement Leaders  
Helps law enforcement leaders adopt effective multidisciplinary approaches to address child sex trafficking
Child Sex Trafficking: A Training Series for Frontline Officers  
Includes a series of training videos
Campus Threat Assessment Case Studies  
Allows threat assessment team members to explore and practice threat assessment through group exercises
Using School COP: A Guide for School Administrators and Safety Personnel  
Helps school administrators, police officers assigned to a school, and non-sworn school security staff reduce student discipline and crime problems using a software application called the School Crime Operations Package, or School COP, located at www.schoolcopsoftware.com/index.htm
Bullying in Schools  
Provides police with information about the causes and extent of bullying in schools and recommendations for developing effective approaches and practices that contribute to student safety
Child Pornography on the Internet   
Describes the problem and reviews the factors that increase the risks of Internet child pornography
Reviews the problem of stalking and the factors that contribute to it
Establishing Appropriate Staffing Levels for Campus Public Safety Departments  
Identifies the factors and considerations that impact staffing
Planning and Managing Security For Major Special Events: Guidelines for Law Enforcement  
Covers all aspects of major special events planning
Tribal Youth Leadership  
Helps train and equip American Indian youth with the leadership skills necessary to address the public safety problems that plague tribal communities
Campus-Community Policing Partnerships at Historically Black Colleges and Universities  
Describes the methods used to increase collaborative partnerships between the police, Historically Black College and University campuses, and surrounding community members
Child Abuse and Neglect in the Home   
Provides police with information about the problem and risk factors of child abuse and neglect in the home
A Review of Minneapolis's Youth Violence Prevention Initiative  
Documents an initiative started in 2006 by the city of Minneapolis to prevent and reduce violence by and against youth
West Side Story Project Toolkit  
Provides an opportunity for law enforcement to partner with local theatre, schools, youth-based organizations, and community groups to develop new approaches to gang prevention, youth-police relations, and cultural conflict
Geography and Public Safety Volume 2, Issue 1  
Focuses on how mapping and spatial analysis can help jurisdictions understand the effects of restrictions on where sex offenders are allowed to live

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National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO)  
Promotes safer schools and partnerships between students, school faculty and law enforcement by providing training and resources for school-based law enforcement officers (SROs), school administrators and other stakeholders


The School Discipline Consensus Report   
Presents a comprehensive set of consensus-based and field-driven recommendations to improve conditions for learning for all students and educators, better support students with behavioral needs, improve police-schools partnerships, and keep students out of the juvenile justice system for minor offenses