Threat Assessment Team
Stanford University views all potential threats in a serious context and as such has assembled a Threat Assessment Team consisting of members representing many instrumental departments within the university concerned with promoting a positive academic and work environment at Stanford. These department members include:
Stanford University strives to provide a safe environment for all members of the Stanford community and visitors to our campus. Therefore, the University will not tolerate violence or threats of violence anywhere on campus. All weapons, as defined by California Penal Code, are banned from University premises unless written permission is given by University Police. Students or employees who violate this policy will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination. Students or employees who intentionally bring false charges will also be subject to disciplinary action up to and including expulsion or termination. Non-employee violations of this policy will be handled in accordance with applicable laws.
Below is a list of media presentations and publications related to violence prevention, threat assessment and response.
- Stanford University Emergency Guide - Guide put out by EH&S advocating how to appropriately respond in a variety of campus emergencies
- Safety, Security & Fire Report. - Annual report released by Stanford University Dept of Public Safety that includes personal safety tips and campus crime statistics, the latter in accord with the Jeanne Clery Act
- Environmental Health & Safety: Emergency Preparedness - EH&S emergency resources
- Don't Be a Bystander Campaign - Interactive online education program encouraging students to take a proactive role in the well-being of others
- Threat Level Assessment - Chart depicting different levels of threat
- Threat Response Flowchart - Flowchart showing general response of Stanford University to a reported threat
- Campus Attacks – Targeted Violence Affecting Institutions of Higher Education - April 2010 federal report issued jointly by the US Secret Service, Dept of Education and the FBI