Campus Safety

Campus Safety and Emergency Management


To enhance school safety, the Department of Homeland Security offers funding, training, and resources for efforts such as providing money for emergency preparedness, training school bus drivers in security and hardening school buildings’ vulnerability.

It is important to stay up-to-date on the latest materials surrounding campus safety and emergency management. There are a large number of resources available that will help a school respond in case of an emergency.


Campus Safety News

Developing an Effective OSHA/ WISHA Compliance Program

Developing an Effective OSHA/ WISHA Compliance Program presentation.
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Emergency Preparedness Hazard Vulnerability Analysis Tool

Kaiser Permanente has developed a Hazard Vulnerability Analysis tool which is available for download as a planning resource. Individuals or organizations using this tool are solely responsible for any hazard assessment and compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
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Renton Tech

Developing a Clery Compliance Committee

Historically, the burden of complying with the Clery Act has been largely relegated to the campus police or public safety department because schools have narrowly viewed this Federal law to be limited to disclos­ing crime statistics.
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Government Groups

Intersection of Title IX and the Clery Act

The purpose of this chart is to clarify the reporting requirements of Title IX and the Clery Act in cases of sexual violence and to resolve any concerns about apparent conflicts between the two laws. To date, the Department of Education has not identified...
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Annual Security Report Checklist – Clery Center for Security on Campus

While the Annual Security Report Checklist contains discussions of general legal principles and specific laws, it is neither intended to be given as legal advice nor as practice of law and should not be relied upon by readers as such.
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IACLEA

WhyTry: Resilience Can Be Taught! 10 Tools to Motivate ANY Student

Resilience is something we’re all born with. Most people just haven’t learned how to access what’s already inside of them. The WhyTry Program is a resilience education curriculum that provides simple, hands-on solutions for dropout prevention, violence prevention...
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Oklahoma Tornado

National Higher Education Emergency Management Needs Assessment Report

In 2015, the National Center for Campus Public Safety, in partnership with the Disaster Resilient Universities Network and the International Association of Emergency Managers-Universities and Colleges Caucus, sponsored a nationwide study to identify...
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The Handbook for Campus Safety and Security Reporting

This handbook was developed by the U.S. Department of Education to present step-by-step procedures, examples, and references for higher education institutions to follow in meeting the campus safety and security requirements of the Higher Education Act of 1965.
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Emergency Drill

Resources from the National Disaster Distress Helpline

Collection of some resources from the national Disaster Distress Helpline + additional behavioral health resources to support immediate and long-term recovery following the shootings at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, FL on 6/12/16.
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CWW

CyberWatch West (CWW)

The CyberWatch West Center is committed to improving the quantity and quality of existing cybersecurity resources and building upon these resources to develop effective training and teaching modules. By concentrating on student development...
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Run, Hide & Fight – Surviving an Active Shooter Event Video

Surviving an active shooter event. English version. Video Copyright © 2012 City of Houston.
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The National Center for Campus Public Safety

The National Center for Campus Public Safety's (NCCPS or the National Center) mission is to bring together all forms of campus public safety, professional associations, advocacy organizations, community leaders, and others to improve and expand services...
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Active Shooter/Weapon Training Video

This is an emergency preparedness video. This video guides people through the actions they would need to take if confronted by an active shooter. This video depicts fictional events on the Yale campus.
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Renton Tech

Crosswalk of Emergency Management Regulations

Preview a table of interconnections between NFPA 1600, Clery and NIMS.
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WEPIN

San Bernardino Mass Shooting Helpful Resources

Here are some helpful resources to aid after the mass shooting in San Bernardino, California. Our thoughts and prayers go out to everyone.
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disaster

How to Prepare for an Earthquake

Earthquakes can bring mild to violent shaking and can occur anytime, anywhere. This guide can help you protect yourself, your family, and your property before, during, and after an earthquake.
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National Guard

Options for Consideration Active Shooter Preparedness Video/Resources

Options for Consideration demonstrates possible actions to take if confronted with an active shooter scenario. The video also shows how to assist authorities once law enforcement enters the scene.
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Business, Academic and Research Continuity (BARC) Policy Statement

Business, Academic, and Research Continuity (BARC) is defined as ensuring the continuity or uninterrupted provision of operations and services for administrative, academic, and research departments of the University. BARC is an ongoing process with several different...
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Disaster Distress Helpline 1-800-985-5990

The Disaster Distress Helpline (DDH) is the first national hotline dedicated to providing year-round disaster crisis counseling. This toll-free, multilingual, crisis support service is available 24/7 via telephone (1-800-985-5990) and SMS (text ‘TalkWithUs’ to 66746).
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first responder

Guide for Improving Survivability in Active Shooter Incidents

Recent improvised explosive device (IED) and active shooter incidents reveal that some traditional practices of first responders need to be realigned and enhanced to improve survivability of victims and the safety of first responders caring for them.
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