Communication and coordination among agencies are critical factors in preventing violence. The Attorney General strongly encourages every school district, law enforcement agency, and youth service provider to participate in partnerships for information sharing. In 2000, the legislature directed every school board to develop written agreements on reporting, information sharing, and threat assessment.
Take this one page quiz to assess your district or area’s progress:
What information should be shared among the agencies? See the following outline:
Having a memorandum of understanding among the agencies in your area helps maintain the flow of information over the long term. Here is a model agreement that can be modified to fit the needs of your particular district or area.