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Arkansas

Arkansas has many agency programs and contacts that can help your school build a school safety plan. Check out these resources as you develop your plan.

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Arkansas Division of Elementary and Secondary Education

State of Arkansas (Governor's Office)

The Division of Elementary and Secondary Education provides leadership, support, and service to school communities so every student graduates prepared for college, career, and community engagement.

Website: http://dese.ade.arkansas.gov/

School Safety

Division of Elementary and Secondary Education (Department of Education)

The Arkansas Division of Elementary and Secondary Education School Safety page provides resources for school communities to promote safe schools.

Website: https://dese.ade.arkansas.gov/Offices/communications/safety

Arkansas Center for School Safety

University of Arkansas System - Criminal Justice Institute

The Arkansas Center for School Safety provides education, training, resources, and technical assistance to Arkansas educators and law enforcement professionals to promote safer schools. 

Website: https://arsafeschools.com/safe-schools-program/

Arkansas Safe Schools Association

Department of Education, Human Services, and Attorney General

The Arkansas Safe Schools Association is an organization of School Safety Personnel, School Administrators, and others dedicated to protecting students and creating a positive learning environment.

Website: https://www.arsafeschools.org/

Arkansas Division of Emergency Management

Division of Emergency Management

The Arkansas Division of Emergency Management is the state’s center for the capabilities necessary to prevent, protect against, mitigate the effects of, respond to, and recover from school safety threats.

Website: https://www.dps.arkansas.gov/emergency-management/adem/

Contact Information

Federal

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
FRC 800 North Loop 288 Denton, TX 76209-3698
940-898-5399

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)
Email: CISARegion6@hq.dhs.gov

Little Rock
24 Shackleford West Boulevard
Little Rock, AR 72211
https://www.fbi.gov/contact-us/field-offices/littlerock
501-221-9100
Covers the entire state of Arkansas

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
1301 Young Street
Suite 1124
Dallas, TX 75202
Phone Number: 214-767-3301
Fax Number: 214-767-3617

Other

Arkansas State Fusion Center (Primary)
501-618-8001/866-787-2332