Office of School Safety


Wisconsin’s School Threat Reporting System


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The Speak Up, Speak Out Resource Center provides communities with a centralized safety tool, available at no cost to schools. It’s a one-stop resource for threat reporting, threat assessment consultation, critical incident response, and general school safety guidance.  Email us at or call 1-800-MY-SUSO-1.


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School Threat Assessment Protocol


2017 Wisconsin Act 143 required the Office of School Safety to provide best practice guidance to schools around the state. This School Threat Assessment Protocol should be applied as an early intervention tool to assist students exhibiting concerning behaviors. It can be downloaded on our Resources tab.



Comprehensive School Security Framework


The Office of School Safety has also published the Comprehensive School Security Framework. This guide introduces and summarizes the school security practices and procedures recommended to all Wisconsin schools. It can be downloaded here.


School Safety FAQ's


This FAQ broadly discusses - in question and answer format - the School Safety Initiative grant process. Every effort has been made to be as accurate as possible. However, this document does not constitute either an informal or formal opinion of the Wisconsin Attorney General; does not constitute legal advice or guidance; and does not create an attorney-client relationship. This document also only reflects the law, processes, and interpretations as of the date of its posting on the Office of School Safety website and may be superseded or affected by other versions or changes in the law.


A synopsis of 2017 Wisconsin Act 143 and the FAQ list can be found at:


Round 1 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) 2018 School Safety Initiative


Instructions on How to Complete the Office of School Safety Round Two Grant Application - Please use this document to help you prepare for what is needed in your grant application.  






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