New Report: Ten Essential Actions to Improve School Safety

The Office of Community Oriented Policing (COPS) Office School Safety Working Group, composed of representatives from eight national law enforcement organizations, has identified ten essential actions which can be taken by schools, school districts and law enforcement agencies to help prevent critical incidents causing loss of life or injury in our nation’s schools and to respond rapidly and effectively when incidents do occur. These actions, published by COPS, are applicable to school shootings as well as to other areas of school safety, including natural disasters and traumatic events such as student suicide.

A copy of the report is available to download at https//