Violence, Vandalism and Substance Abuse in New Jersey Schools - 1999-2000

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Appendix C
Header Information and Incident Detail
N %
1.  Location
Cafeteria 1,459 8%
Classroom 5,726 30%
Corridor 3,645 19%
Other Inside 3,440 18%
School Grounds 2,924 15%
Bus 4%
Building Exterior 1%
Other Outside 1,175 6%
Total * 19,295
* Missing = 2,241
2. Police Notification
None 14,037 66%
Police notified, no complaint 3,314 16%
Police notified, complaint filed 3,901 18%
Total 21,252
3. Type of Weapon (other than firearm)
BB/Pellet/Air Gun
Knife
Pin
Chain
Mace
Imitation Gun
Other
Total ** 1,410
 ** Multiple responses permitted
4. Type of Substance
Alcohol
Marijuana 1,721
Amphetamines
Crack
Cocaine
Hallucinogens
Narcotics
Depressants
Steroids
Prescription Drugs
Inhalants
Drug Paraphernalia
Total ** 2,607
** Multiple responses permitted.
5. Actions Taken by District
None 1,074
Expulsion 0%
Removal to Alternative Education 4%
In-School Suspension 1,473 8%
Out-of-School Suspension 15,771 83%
Other Discipline 5%
Total 19,008
6. Type of Alternative Education Program
Home Instruction 41%
In-district alternative program/school 39%
Other in-district setting 7%
Out-of-district alternative education program 6%
Other out-of-district setting 3%
county alternative education program 1%
private school for disabled 0%
Regional Day School 0%
Educational Services Commission 2%
1,439
7. Offender Type
Regular Education Student 14,626 57%
Student with Disabilities 5,652 22%
Student from another District 0%
Non-Student 1%
Unknown 5,109 20%
25,585
8. Victim Type
None 2,172 22%
Regular Education Student 4,563 47%
Student with Disabilities 1,243 13%
Student from another District 0%
Non-Student 1%
School Personnel 1,673 17%
Total 9,800