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Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence Program

FY24 Funding Available


The National Center for School Safety is the Bureau of Justice Assistance STOP Program National Training and Technical Assistance provider and is a multidisciplinary​, multi-institutional center focused on improving school safety and preventing school violence.

Visit the School Violence Prevention Program (SVPP) page for more information on what the Department of Justice's Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) offers to improve security at schools and on school grounds.

Visit H.R.4909 – STOP School Violence Act of 2018 for information about the act.

Date Created: December 9, 2019