Safe and Sound Schools
Empowering a Nation of Safer School Communities
Safe and Sound Schools

Additional Resources: Books and Publications

Best Practice Considerations for Schools in Active Shooter and Other Armed Assailant Drills

National Association of School Psychologists & National Association of School Resource Officers

Best Practices In School Crisis Prevention and Intervention (2nd edition)

Stephen E. Brock, Shane R. Jimerson

Campus Threat Assessment and Management Teams

Gene Deisinger, Maria Randazzo, Daniel O’Neill & Jenna Savage

Coping With Crisis:  Lessons Learned

Scott Poland, Ed.D. and Jami S. McCormick

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design2nd Edition

Timothy D. Crowe

Design Violence Out of Schools,

Russell James, J.D. Ph.D., Associate Professor Texas Tech University

Evaluating Risk for Targeted Violence In Schools: Comparing Risk Assessment, Threat Assessment, and Other Approaches

Marisa Reddy, Randy Borum, John Berglund, Bryan Vossekuil, Robert Fein, & William Modzeleski

Guide for Developing High-Quality School Emergency Operations Plans

Department of Education, Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 

Protecting the Gift

Gavin de Becker

Reclaiming School in the Aftermath of Trauma

Edited by Carolyn Lunsford Mears

School Crisis Prevention and Intervention, The PREPaRE Model, 2nd Edition

Stephen E. Brock, Amanda Nickerson, Melissa A. Reeves, Shane R. Jimerson, Richard A. Lieberman, Theodore A. Feinberg.

The Standard Response Protocol 

I Love U Guys Foundation

Threat Assessment in Schools: A Guide to Managing Threatening Situations and Creating Safe School Climates

Robert A. Fein, Bryan Vossekuil, William S. Pollack,  Randy Borum, William Modzeleski, & Marisa Reddy

Children’s Resources

ICE Contact Cards

Save the Children in partnership with Ice Age: Collision Course 

Police In Our School

Deputy Becky Coyle

The Ant Hill Disaster 

Julia Cook



The Lockdown Drill

Deputy Becky Coyle

Who Let the Dog In?

Deputy Becky Coyle

Organizational Resources