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.
Community Relations Service (CRS)
Established under The Civil Rights Act of 1964, the DOJ, CRS is a conflict resolution agency for community conflicts and tensions arising from differences of race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and disability. There are four primary services provided by the CRS to assist in preventing and resolving conflict: mediation, facilitation, training and consulting. The CRS responds to all communities, large and small, in each of the fifty states. The CRS also offers support and resources for schools, law enforcement, tribal communities, advocacy groups and more. Among the CRS resources online, you will find annual reports, training, best practices and tips, and publications to include brochures, flyers and pamphlets.
Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.)
C.O.P.S. provides resources to assist in the rebuilding of the lives of surviving families and affected co-workers of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty as determined by federal criteria. C.O.P.S. programs for survivors include the National Police Survivors' Conference held each May during National Police Week; scholarships; peer-support at the national, state, and local levels; "C.O.P.S. Kids" counseling reimbursement program; the "C.O.P.S. Kids" Summer Camp; "C.O.P.S. Teens" Outward Bound experience for young adults; special retreats for spouses, parents, siblings, adult children, extended family, and co-workers; trial and parole support; and other assistance programs.
CrimeSolutions.gov uses research to determine what works in criminal justice, juvenile justice, and crime victim services. CrimeSolutions.gov also presents reviews of justice practices.
Culture of Respect
Culture of Respect is an independent, non-profit organization that strengthens schools by providing them with a framework to assess and improve efforts to eliminate rape and sexual assault from their campuses. Culture of Respect provides tools for constituents at colleges and universities to assist them in ensuring students are safe to pursue the promise of higher education.