Annual Report: School Crime and Safety


12.15.09schoolbusesFrom fights to drugs to weapons to bullying, a new survey from the Bureau of Justice Statistics and the Institute of Education Sciences reports on crime in elementary and secondary schools. Between June 2007 and June 2008, there were 36 homicides, 6 suicides and one death by legal intervention on campuses. The survey also reports that for the first time, in 2007 rates of violent crime victimization at school were higher than outside school for youths ages 12-18.

Click here to read the report.

Use The Crime Report for more information on Juvenile Justice and Crime Victims.

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