Affiliate entities are an important part of the campus public safety community. They include groups such as federal agencies, associations serving institutions of higher education, and professional and nonprofit organizations. We have compiled a list of these affiliates, listed alphabetically, for your easy reference. This is a "living list" that will continue to grow and expand over time. We encourage you to regularly visit this list for updates.
Ready is a national public service campaign designed to educate and empower Americans to prepare for, respond to, and mitigate emergencies, including natural and man-made disasters. The goal of the campaign is to promote preparedness through public involvement. Ready and its Spanish language version Listo ask individuals to do four key things: 1) stay informed about the different types of emergencies that could occur and their appropriate responses, 2) make a family emergency plan, 3) build an emergency supply kit, and 4) get involved in your community by taking action to prepare for emergencies.
Regional Information Sharing System (RISS)
RISS assists local, state, federal, and tribal criminal justice partners by providing adaptive solutions and services that facilitate information sharing, support criminal investigations, and promote officer safety. RISS is composed of six regional centers and the RISS Technology Support Center. This allows RISS to work regionally and on a nationwide basis to respond to the unique crime problems of each region while strengthening the country’s information sharing environment. RISS offers secure information sharing and communications capabilities, critical analytical and investigative support services, and event deconfliction to enhance officer safety. RISS supports efforts against organized and violent crime, gang activity, drug activity, terrorism and violent extremism, human trafficking, identity theft, cybercrime, and other regional priorities.
Safe and Sound Schools
Founded by parents who lost children at Sandy Hook, Safe and Sound Schools is a national school safety resource center providing research-based tools and services for crisis prevention, response, and recovery. Safe and Sound Schools offers a wide range of free programs and resources to help improve school safety including toolkits; primary research; summits, workshops, and trainings; and an online library.
SchoolSafetyInfo.Org is a clearinghouse of information and contacts for law enforcement and other public safety officials. This site provides information on government organizations and publications, professional associations, university research and resources, NIJ services, National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center (NLECTC) products and services, networking opportunities, original articles on success stories and reposts of news articles from around the country.
A national nonprofit organization, SEARCH leads efforts to facilitate information sharing and communication solutions that help state, local, and tribal agencies better predict, prevent, respond to, and recover from criminal activity, natural disasters, and terrorist and all hazard type incidents. Through tailored policy, operational and technical assistance, hands-on training, online resources and tools, and the use of national data sharing models and standards, SEARCH helps public safety organizations achieve information sharing and mission-critical communications (voice and data) capabilities. SEARCH also focuses on protecting the privacy and civil liberties of individuals whose data and information is the subject of the electronic information sharing environment.
Society for College and University Planning (SCUP)
SCUP is a community of higher education leaders responsible for the integration of planning on their campuses and for the professionals who support them. Integrated planning is a sustainable approach to planning that builds relationships, aligns the organization, and emphasizes preparedness for change. SCUP provides viewpoints from leaders from around the world, though primarily within North America. SCUP’s unique strength is that it facilitates opportunities for its members to share best practices about integrated planning for higher education.
Society of Police Futurists International (PFI)
The Society of Police Futurists International (PFI) is an organization of law enforcement practitioners,educators, researchers, private security specialists, technology experts and other professionals dedicated to improving criminal and social justice through the professionalization of policing. Futures Research (long-range planning and forecasting) is the pivotal discipline that constitutes the philosophical underpinnings of PFI. The tools and techniques of this field are applied in order to more accurately anticipate and prepare for the evolution of law enforcement ten, twenty, and even fifty years into the future. Futures Research offers both philosophical and methodological tools to analyze, forecast, and plan in ways rarely seen in policing in the past.
Stalking Resource Center (SRC)
The mission of the SRC, a program of the National Center for Victims of Crime (NCVC), is to enhance the ability of professionals, organizations, and systems to effectively respond to stalking. The SRC envisions a future in which the criminal justice system and its many allied community partners will have the best tools to effectively collaborate and respond to stalking, improve victim safety and well-being, and hold offenders accountable.
StopBullying.gov provides information from various government agencies on what bullying is, what cyberbullying is, who is at risk, and how you can prevent and respond to bullying. The website also includes information and resources for college students.
The mission of StopHazing is to promote safe school, campus and organizational climates through research, information sharing and the development of data-driven strategies for hazing prevention.