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Associations & Organizations

Association of European Threat Assessment Professionals
An international research body focused on threat assessment and training. Features an excellent collection of related links

Association of Threat Assessment Professionals
An organization made up of law enforcement, legal and psychological professionals interested in threat and violence risk assessment. Look for links to the association newsletter and research reports.

Canadian Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (CATAP) 
Focused on threat assessment and management, Canadian in scope.

Center for Problem-Oriented Policing
Examines problem-oriented policing in concept and practice. Features a large collection of POP Guides

Federal Bureau of Investigation
A wide collection of publications, including many on threat management issues. 

National Institute of Justice
The National Institute of Justice — the research, development and evaluation agency of the U.S. Department of Justice — is dedicated to improving knowledge and understanding of crime and justice issues through science.  

National Institute of Mental Health
An institute of health care professionals. Includes research on mental health issues as pertaining to survivors of mass violence

National Sheriffs’ Association – Court Security
Information on the NSA's court security training events.  

Threat Assessment Resources International
Select the Publications tab for an excellent collection of free publications. 

United States Secret Service National Threat Assessment Center
The mission of NTAC is to provide guidance on threat assessment, both within the Secret Service and to its law enforcement and public safety partners. 

Workplace Violence

CCOHS - Workplace Violence
From the Canadian Centre of Occupational Health and Safety, the Workplace Violence section offers publications, podcasts and webinars.

Dealing with Violence in the Workplace - U.S. Office of Personnel Management 

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health - Occupational Violence
NIOSH's Occupational Violence section includes reports and publications.

Steps for Conducting a Violence Risk Assessment - Worksafe BC (PDF, 15 pages)
Step-by-step document including game plan, information gathering, writing reports and addressing issues. Explanations of documentation and methodology. 

Workplace Violence - FBI Academy (PDF, 80 pages)  

Workplace Violence News
Includes free news articles and resources.

School Violence

Center for Safe Schools
An extensive collection of resources on school safety.

National Association of School Psychologists
The National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) is a professional association that represents more than 25,000 school psychologists, graduate students, and related professionals throughout the United States and 25 other countries. Includes a section on School Violence Prevention.

National Institute of Justice - School Crime and Safety
Includes links to planning and training issues in terms of school safety.

National School Safety Center
A good resource for American school violence statistics and a free archive of past newsletters.

Preparing Your School for a Crisis: U.S. Department of Education
Brochures and tips on creating a school crisis plan. 

Safe, Caring, and Orderly Schools Resources - BC Ministry of Education  
Multilingual school safety guides from the Ministry of Education.

Secret Service Safe School Initiative - United States Secret Service Threat Assessment Center
PDFs of a guide to threat assessment in schools as well as the final report of the Safe School Initiative. 

Judicial and Court Protection

Court Security Resources - National Sheriffs' Association
From the NSA Court Security section, an excellent set of online resources.  

Judicial Security - U.S. Marshals Service
Information on the division of Judicial Security including a factsheet.

Security and the Courts: Resource Guide - National Centre for State Courts
State-by-state breakdown of court security policies.


Last updated April 5, 2017