US DOJ Releases Report on School Attacks; PDE Office for Safe Schools Offers Services (September 12, 2020)

Recently, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) released a report that highlights key practices to prevent school attacks. According to the Department’s School Safety Working Group, who compiled the findings, the report contains the 10 most essential actions officials can take to prevent mass shootings and other attacks in schools in the U.S. Among the report’s key findings is the importance of comprehensive school safety assessments. The report cites that while schools around the nation are grappling with COVID-19, they must also balance any changes with security measures and protocols to prevent violence. To view the report, click here or go to: https://cops.usdoj.gov/RIC/Publications/cops-w0891-pub.pdf
The Center for Safe Schools Certified Assessment Team conducts comprehensive safety assessments that meet and often exceed all recommendations and requirements of the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency.
The Center also specializes in All Hazards Plan review, professional development planning, exercises, and analysis throughout each school year. Our team consists of highly vetted, skilled individuals who possess a tremendous amount of expertise in these fields.
For information on how the Center can be of assistance to your school or school district, please contact me at mailto:rfox@csc.csiu.org or 717-480-7268.