Videos

These videos are a great way to introduce yourself to useful practices and new research in the school safety world.

Expert Video: School Threat Assessment in Florida

In this video, Dr. Jenn Maeng presents findings from a new technical report on threat assessment. The report examines Florida threat assessment case data from the 2021-2022 school year, highlighting outcomes for over 22,000 cases.
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TOPICS Threat Assessment
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How Student Perceptions of Police Influence Crime Reporting

This video discusses the results of a study on how the relationship between youth and law enforcement officers relates to their willingness to report crime.
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TOPICS School Climate, School-based Law Enforcement
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School Resource Officer Video Series

This video series helps SROs consider the way students think, how to connect with them, how to break down barriers to communication, and how to become a successful presence in their school.
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TOPICS School-based Law Enforcement
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NTAC: Averting Targeted School Violence

This video from the U.S. Secret Service reviews the key findings from their latest National Threat Assessment Center (NTAC) study.
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TOPICS Campus Security
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Systematic Review: Perceptions of School Resource Officers

This systematic review evaluates various perspectives on School Resource Officers (SROs) in the school community, as well as how these perceptions may affect long-term student outcomes and policy decisions.
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TOPICS Campus Security, School Climate
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Systematic Review: Anonymous Reporting Systems for School-Based Violence Prevention

Dr. Libby Messman describes a systematic review of published literature from the last 25 years on the use of Anonymous Reporting Systems (ARS) in schools of all levels (K-12, colleges, public, private, etc.) throughout the United States.
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TOPICS Notification Technology, School Climate
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The Next Five Things an SRO Should Do (School Resource Officer Video Series)

In an earlier video in our SRO series, you learned the first five things an SRO should do. This last video of the series shares the next five things you should do.
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TOPICS School Climate, School-based Law Enforcement
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Autism Spectrum Disorder (School Resource Officer Video Series)

In your role as a School Resource Officer (SRO), you can model respect for behavioral differences through the way you support a student with ASD or other developmental conditions. 
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TOPICS School Climate, School-based Law Enforcement
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Cultural Differences: Who Knew? (School Resource Officer Video Series)

As a School Resource Officer (SRO), you are vital in bridging cultural differences and creating a climate of inclusion, ultimately making your school a safer and richer place.
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TOPICS School Climate, School-based Law Enforcement
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Why Aren’t They Telling You? (School Resource Officer Video Series)

In this video, learn more about what goes through a students’ mind when they hear something disturbing but choose not to report it, and the different ways you can remove barriers and build trust between yourself and your students.
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TOPICS School Climate, School-based Law Enforcement
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The First Five Things An SRO Should Do (School Resource Officer Video Series)

You’ve been assigned to a school as a new School Resource Officer (SRO). Now what? In this video, learn the first five steps you should take as a new SRO.
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TOPICS School Climate, School-based Law Enforcement
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The Teen Brain (School Resource Officer Video Series)

Unlike traditional law enforcement officials, School Resource Officers (SROs) work almost exclusively with young people, so it is crucial they understand how students think and make decisions. But that is no easy task.
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TOPICS School Climate, School-based Law Enforcement
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Reducing Gun Violence: Extreme Risk Protection Orders

Dr. April Zeoli discusses how Extreme Risk Protection Orders (ERPOs) can be used to protect schools and reduce gun violence through reporting
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TOPICS Campus Security, Notification Technology
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School Safety & Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design

Christine Koffkey, MPH, discusses the benefits of CPTED, the six components that make it up, and key findings from school principals who implement CPTED strategies.
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TOPICS Campus Security, School Climate
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School Climate and Student Fear: The Roles of Students and Teachers

Chris Melde, PhD and his team discuss their research into the ways school climate and previous experiences of victimization can affect a student's feelings of fear and perceptions of safety.
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TOPICS Comprehensive School Safety Plans, School Climate
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School Safety Success Stories: Atlanta Public Schools Case Study

There is more to being an SRO than simply serving as a law enforcement officer. Chief Ronald Applin of Atlanta Public Schools details best practices for SRO training.
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TOPICS Comprehensive School Safety Plans, School-based Law Enforcement
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Systematic Review: Post-Crisis Interventions

Rebeccah Sokol, PhD, describes promising research into the effectiveness of post-crisis interventions, including key findings and recommendations from our systematic literature review.
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TOPICS Comprehensive School Safety Plans
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Restorative Virtual Circles

Restorative Circles are a great way to build positive school environments and maintain strong, open relationships in the classroom.
TOPICS Mental Health, School Climate
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