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In September 2019, the Westchester County School Safety Commission released its recommendations to create safer schools in the County, schools of all levels, by following a core set of data-driven best practices and blue prints for success.

wcsscreportcover19The report called: “Creating Safer Schools: Recommendations to Strengthen and Enhance Prevention, Planning and Response to School Violence,” is a foundational document.

It combines best practices being used at the state level and across the country to create a proactive climate to prevent school violence of any kind and to plan for action and response if a threat or incident takes place in one of the 400-plus school facilities here in Westchester.

Read the full report.

Read full release on Commission presentation.

DA Scarpino’s opening statements.

Other media coverage: 'This cannot happen here': What educators, police must do to prevent school shootings.