Category: Planning

The Task Force identified the following critical planning areas in school safety: school assessments and reassessments; reunification planning; schools as polling places; predetermined responses; emergency go-kits; and technology. This section provides resources in those planning areas.

Violence Prevention in Schools (FBI) [March 2017)

Practical advice gathered from experienced school resource officers on how law enforcement, schools, and districts can work together to keep schools safe. Includes best practices on: • Choosing a school resource officer • Establishing parameters • Necessary training and resources • Working with school officials • Challenges • Legal matters • School climate • Reporting …

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School Bus Safety (NHTSA) [March 2019]

NHTSA is responsible for establishing Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSSs) to reduce the number of fatalities and injuries resulting from motor vehicle crashes. Demonstrating our commitment to children’s safety on school buses, we have established minimum safety standards for school buses that are above and beyond those for regular buses because we believe school buses …

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Traffic Safety Marketing Website (USDOT) [March 2019]

NHTSA offers materials for numerous traffic safety campaigns, including drunk driving, car seats, vehicle safety, distracted driving, and motorcycles.These marketing tools offer a way to get involved through traditional media and online media.

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School Bus Traffic Safety Facts (NHTSA) [May 2016]

A school-transportation-related crash is a crash that involves, either directly or indirectly, a school bus body vehicle or a non-school bus functioning as a school bus, transporting children to or from school or school-related activities. In this fact sheet school-age children are defined as children 18 and younger.

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Suggested Emergency Operations Plan Outline (NH HSEM) [January 2019]

The Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) should have the basic plan, functional annex’s, hazard specific information and appendixes. This attachment provides the suggested School Emergency Operations Plan Outline.

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HSEM School Readiness Program (HSEM) [February 2019]

Link: NH Homeland Security and Emergency Management School Emergency Readiness Program

A Comprehensive Technical Package for the Prevention of Youth Violence and Associated Risk Behavior (CDC) [2016]

Bomb Threat Response Guidance (NH State Police) [December 2016]

Enhancing School Safety Using a Threat Assessment Model (US Secret Service) [July 2018]

Making Schools Safer (US Secret Service) [February 2018]