Project SAVE (Safe Schools Against Violence in Education)
A 79-page guide that defines SAVE planning requirements and assists school personnel in developing safety plans and forming school safety teams. To obtain a copy, contact the SAVE office at 1-845-255-8989.
NYSP Programs for Schools and Communities
Descriptions of the various Schools and Communities programs offered by the New York State Police, including School Violence Prevention programs and Drug Recognition Experts programs.
School Crime Scene Management
In July 2000, Governor Pataki signed the SAVE legislation. The legislation requires schools to develop policies and procedures to secure and restrict access to a crime scene in order to preserve evidence in cases of violent crimes on school property. Read this guide to help school personnel appropriately manage a school crime scene and, thus, minimize contamination of critical crime scene evidence.
Step Away for Safety
The "Step Away for Safety" Child Abduction Prevention Program pamphlet gives information to help children trust their instincts and avoid dangerous situations.
Working Together to Create Safer Schools
Creating a safe place where children can learn and grow depends on a partnership among students, parents, teachers, and other community institutions. To prevent school violence each partner has to take action. Here are some practical suggestions for young people, parents, school staff and others in the community.