• 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.


    School Violence 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

    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.

    The School Shooter: A Threat Assessment Perspective 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 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 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 Center for School and Campus Safety 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.

Last Modified on February 27, 2018