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School Crime and Safety, Michael Planty, BJS

Friday, May 31, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. EDT

Michael Planty, Chief of the Victimization Statistics at the Bureau of Justice Statistics, appears on C-SPAN's "Washington Journal" on May 31, 2013 to discuss school crime and safety.

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Presentation [PDF]

Biography: Michael Planty

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Slide 1:
School Crime and Safety [PDF]
Slide 2
Slide 2:
School Crime and Safety Highlights [PDF]
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Less than 2% of all youth homicides occurred at school [PDF]
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Total rate of victimizations against students was greater at school than away from school in 2011 [PDF]
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Slide 5:
No change in percentage of 9th and 12th graders who reported being threatened or injured with a weapon on school property [PDF]
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5% of 9th to 12th graders reported carrying a weapon on school property at least one day during the past 30 days in 2011 [PDF]
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Slide 7:
4 in 10 public schools reported at least one violent incident to the police in 2009-10 [PDF]
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In 2011, 28% of students ages 12 to 18 reported being bullied at school [PDF]
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Slide 9:
Little change in the percentage of student ages 12 to 18 who reported being bullied at school [PDF]
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Slide 10:
Increased percentage of public schools using safety and security measures
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Slide 11:
In 2010, 28% of schools had security staff who carried a firearm

Source of Information:

U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics

National Center for Education Statistics

Additional Information:

Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Public Information Office | | Last Revised: June 14, 2013