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Special Feature: Campus Safety

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This Special Feature provides information on crime, safety, and substance use in an effort to address college and university campus safety.


This publication lists information resources that address college and university campus safety issues, including statistics on campus crime data such as criminal offenses, hate crimes, violence against women, and arrests or referrals. It notes that while sexual assault rates on campuses have reduced from 2009 to 2019, the number of forcible sex offenses have increased in the same time period. It also addresses stalking among colleges students. The crime and safety information resources include a listing of publications, multimedia, and other websites that empower the public to promote safe schools and campuses. The substance use section provides publications, multimedia, and additional resources such as websites on topics such as college drinking, advice and toolkits for parents, planning guides for preventing drug misuse, and more.

Date Published: January 1, 2020