Resources

The National Center for School Safety offers evidence-based resources with topic area expert input. Our resources provide school safety practitioners with the information, tools, and support they need to implement school safety plans, leverage best practices, and address implementation issues in their school community. 

Resources are available online as clearinghouses, grant solicitations, podcasts, publications, toolkits & guides, and videos.

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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.
Watch on YouTube
TopicSchool Climate, School-based Law Enforcement
AudienceLaw Enforcement & First Responders
 Videos

School Policing Programs: Where We Have Been and Where We Need To Go Next

This National Institute of Justice (NIJ) report on the state of school policing in the United States examines the current role of police in schools and provides recommendations on how they can better serve the needs of students.
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TopicSchool-based Law Enforcement
TYPEReports
 Publications

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.
Watch on YouTube
TopicSchool Climate, School-based Law Enforcement
AudienceLaw Enforcement & First Responders
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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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TopicSchool Climate, School-based Law Enforcement
AudienceLaw Enforcement & First Responders
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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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TopicSchool Climate, School-based Law Enforcement
AudienceLaw Enforcement & First Responders
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