Federal Resources on Workplace Violence
National Center for the Analysis of Violence Crime (NCAVC)
In 2004, the FBI's National Center for the Analysis of Violence Crime (NCAVC), Critical Incident Response Group (CIRG), released the report, Workplace Violence: Issues in Response. CIRG sat down with a select group of experts from law enforcement, private industry, government, law, labor, professional organizations, victim services, the military, academia, mental health, and CIRG's Crisis Negotiations Unit to examine the problem of workplace violence.
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
In November 2004, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) [http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/ ] assembled a diverse group with representatives from various disciplines and organizations that have a stake in reducing the toll of workplace violence. This landmark conference was held in Baltimore. The Workplace Violence Prevention Strategies and Research Needs Report summarizes the discussions that took place during that conference.
U.S. Department of Justice
In 2011, the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Labor Statistics released a Special Report titled Workplace Violence, 1993-2009. This report examines the problem of workplace violence statistically and in doing so, helps to identify trends and problem areas.
U.S. Secret Service, U.S. Department of Education, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation
In 2010, the United States Secret Service, United States Department of Education, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation released the report:
Campus Attacks: Targeted Violence Affecting Institutions of Higher Education
Violence Against Women Act
The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) is a landmark piece of federal legislation that sought to improve criminal justice and community-based responses to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking in the United States.