Office of School Safety
Incident Reporting

Office of School Safety Incident Report

Competitive School Safety Grant Program (CSSGP)

FY 2020 CSSGP: *UPDATED 10/5/2020

FY 2019 CSSGP: CSSGP application closed March 1, 2019 at 12 p.m. (noon) EST.

FY 2018 CSSGP: CSSGP application closed September 13, 2018 at 12 p.m. (noon) EST.

FY 2017 CSSGP: CSSGP application closed December 15, 2016 at 12 p.m. (noon) EST.

FY 2015 CSSGP: CSSGP application closed January 9, 2015 at 12 P.M. (noon) EST.

School Safety Legislation

Summary of School Safety Updates

ACT NO. 551
Public Acts of 2018
Approved by the Governor December 27, 2018
Effective Date March 28, 2019
House Bill No. 5851

Sec. 1308a. (1) A school district, intermediate school district, or public school academy shall provide a report to the department of state police, in a form and manner prescribed by the department of state police, on both of the following types of incidents regarding a school operated by the school district, intermediate school district, or public school academy within 24 hours after the incident occurs:
       (a) An incident involving a crime that would be required to be reported under section 1310a(2).
       (b) An incident, if known to the school, involving the attempted commission of a crime that would be required to be reported under section 1310a(2).
(2) At least quarterly, the office of school safety created by law shall compile a report on the information received under subsection (1) and make the report available to the school safety commission created under section 5 of the comprehensive school safety plan act, the department, and any law enforcement agency upon request.
(3) A report under this section is exempt from the freedom of information act, 1976 PA 442, MCL 15.231 to 15.246.
(4) If a school district, intermediate school district, or public school academy fails to comply with subsection (1), the department of state police may determine that the school district, intermediate school district, or public school academy is ineligible to receive any school safety grants from the department of state police for the fiscal year in which the noncompliance is discovered by the department of state police.


Office of School Safety Incident Report

ACT NO. 549
Public Acts of 2018
Approved by the Governor December 27, 2018
Effective Date March 28, 2019 
House Bill No. 5829

Sec. 1241. (1) The board of a school district or intermediate school district, the board of directors of a public school academy, or the governing body of a nonpublic school shall designate a liaison to work with the school safety commission created under section 5 of the comprehensive school safety plan act and the office of school safety created by law. A liaison designated under this section shall be an individual who is employed by the school district, intermediate school district, public school academy, or nonpublic school or who is assigned to regularly and continuously work under contract in a school operated by the school district, intermediate school district, public school academy, or nonpublic school.

Designated School Safety Liaison 
You will also have the option of including a secondary liaison if that could be beneficial for your district.  Please note, this is NOT the contact information that will be used for after-hours emergency incidents through OK2SAY.  

ACT NO. 183
Public Acts of 2018
Approved by the Governor December 28, 2018
Effective Date March 28, 2019
Senate Bill No. 991

(8) At least biannually, the governing body of a school shall provide to the department of state police current emergency contact information for at least 1 school official to ensure that a school official is able to receive information under subsection (4) at all times. If a governing body provides contact information for more than 1 school official, the governing body shall specify the days and times that each school official is available to receive information under subsection (4).

Please note: Schools provide the emergency contact information on the OK2SAY website under Register School Contacts.

School Safety Liaisons

Designated School Safety Liaison

You will also have the option of including a secondary liaison if that could be beneficial for your district. Please note, this is NOT the contact information that will be used for after-hours emergency incidents through OK2SAY.

School Safety Commission

The School Safety Commission was created to review and provide recommendations to the Office of School Safety, including model practices for determining school safety measures. The school safety measures must address at least the following:

  • The development and evaluation of school safety model practices.
  • A review of the statewide school safety information policy and the emergency operations plans.
  • The role of school safety liaisons.
  • The emerging trends in school safety technology. 
  • The baseline safety requirements for schools.
  • The baseline hardening measures for new and existing schools.
     

Public Act 548 of 2018: Creation of the School Safety Commission

School Safety Commission Members

Schedule of Meetings
The October 22, 2020 meeting will be held via Microsoft Teams due to coronavirus restrictions. Email Ms. Lindsey Holden for a link to the meeting. 

Meeting Minutes:

 

School Safety Task Force (abolished and replaced by the School Safety Commission)

Resources
Newsletters/Publications

Newsletter, September 2020

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs - School Safety FY 2020 


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