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DHS/USSS/PIA-027 Targeted School Violence Database


The United States Secret Service (Secret Service or USSS) has created the Targeted School Violence database as part of an ongoing research project that examines past incidents of targeted violence directed at or on the immediate property of a K-12 school or an institute of higher education (IHE). These incidents include both averted and actual attacks. The purpose of the project is to analyze the information collected to develop best practices for preventing incidents of targeted school violence. The findings will be released in a report and incorporated into a national training initiative for those with school safety responsibilities. The Secret Service is conducting this Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) to evaluate the privacy risks associated with the Targeted School Violence database collection of personally identifiable information (PII). April 2020

Associated SORN(s):

  • DHS/USSS-004 Protection Information System

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DHS/USSS/PIA-027 Targeted School Violence Database - April 2020 PDF 358.25 KB 04/09/2020
Last Updated: 03/31/2023
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