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Thursday, July 16, 2015

Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2014



This annual report presents data on crime and safety at schools from the perspectives of students, teachers and principals. A joint effort by the Bureau of Justice Statistics and the National Center for Education Statistics, the report provides the most current detailed statistical information on the nature of crime in schools. It contains 23 indicators of crime at school from a number of sources, including, for example, the National Crime Victimization Survey. Topics covered include victimization at school, teacher injury, bullying and cyberbullying, school conditions, fights, weapons, availability and student use of drugs and alcohol, student perceptions of personal safety at school, and crime at postsecondary institutions. To access the report, go to http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/iscs14.pdf. For a summary, go to http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/iscs14_sum.pdf

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