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U.S. Department of Justice
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services

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September 2018 | Volume 11 | Issue 9

Federal agencies offer resources, publications, technical assistance, and training free of charge to schools, communities, and law enforcement, as well as to units of state, local and tribal government. In addition, you can contact the COPS Office with questions or requests for information.

Supporting Safe Schools: Information and resources for school resource officers and stakeholders.

COPS Office Training Portal: E-Learning for law enforcement professionals and community partners in emerging public safety topics, as well as links to a variety of multimedia community policing resources.

Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools Center: Technical assistance hub that provides information, resources, training, and services in the field of school and higher education emergency operations.

Pre-Attack Behaviors of Active Shooters: FBI study on indicators that may precede deadly attacks.

NTAC - National Threat Assessment Center: Secret Service division which works to ensure safe learning environments for elementary and secondary school students, educators, administrators, and others. Information resources from 19 federal agencies that support programs and services focusing on youth. Includes links to federal funding opportunities for youth programs.

Averted School Violence Database: A reporting system that enables SROs and other law enforcement officers, school personnel, and mental health professionals to share their stories and lessons learned in order to improve school safety and help prevent future tragedies. Designed and maintained by the Police Foundation with anonymous reporting.

Injury Prevention & Control: Division of Violence Prevention: Youth injury and violence prevention resources for school personnel and community members.

Stop Bullying: Resources and online training to stop bullying, including cyberbullying.

Enhanced Dynamic Geo-Social Environment (EDGE): EDGE is a multiplayer, scalable, online training environment for first responders—single agencies or across agency, jurisdiction, or discipline—for a coordinated response to critical incidents. Quick access grant search and notification tools.

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