Consider the following links a jumping off point as you begin your research. Don't forget to search the online catalog for print and ebooks as well.
Last Modified on February 27, 2018
|Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
School violence data & statistics, risk & protective factors, prevention, and prevention tools and resources.
|Everytown for Gun Safety
Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund seeks to improve our understanding of the causes of gun violence and the means to reduce it – by conducting groundbreaking original research, developing evidence-based policies, and communicating this knowledge in the courts and the court of public opinion.
|Federal Bureau of Investigation
Resources from the FBI, including profiler Mary Ellen O'Toole's seminal report, quick reference guides, and the FBI statement on the shooting in Parkland, Florida.
|Indicators of School Crime and Safety
This report covers topics such as victimization, teacher injury, bullying and cyber-bullying, school conditions, fights, weapons, availability and student use of drugs and alcohol, student perceptions of personal safety at school, and criminal incidents at postsecondary institutions.
|Issues and Controversies
A Pro/Con article, media resources, infographics, editorials, and recent news related to the question: Should the government restrict access to assault weapons?
The National Rifle Association is America's longest-standing civil rights organization. Together with our more than five million members, we're proud defenders of history's patriots and diligent protectors of the Second Amendment.
|Virginia Department of Criminal Justice
Virginia Center for School and Campus Safety is a resource and training center for information and research about national and statewide safety efforts and initiatives in K-12 schools and higher education.