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School and Law Enforcement Partnerships Self-Paced Course is a Course

School and Law Enforcement Partnerships Self-Paced Course

3 credits


Full course description


This course has been adapted from a previous learning community designed to encourage schools and their partner law enforcement agencies to discuss what form they want their partnership to take and consider important issues related to their partnerships. The discussion questions in the companion workbook are intended to be discussed between schools and their partner law enforcement agencies. However, participants can also take this course independently and use the workbook prompts as an opportunity for reflection.


School staff members, school resource officers, law enforcement officers

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the types of school and law enforcement partnerships that exist
  2. Determine roles and responsibilities in schools and law enforcement partnerships
  3. Describe ethical information sharing between school and law enforcement agencies

Planning Committee

Carolyn Seiger, MA, Lead Instructional Designer at the National Center for School Safety; Chris Melde, PhD, Katherine Schweit, JD; Mo Canady; Jeff Allison

Continuing Education Credit

This self-paced training is offered for an NCSS certificate of completion.


This project was supported by Cooperative Agreement No. 2019-YS-BX-K001 awarded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance. The Bureau of Justice Assistance is a component of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs, which also includes the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the Office for Victims of Crime, and the Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking. Points of view or opinions in this document are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.

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