Beyond the Obvious: Applying Crime Prevention through Environmental Design

Gain a concrete working knowledge of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED)  and develop the skills and knowledge necessary to become actively involved in the planning, design and/or development process as it relates to preventing criminal behavior. This class provides an overview and detailed explanation of how to improve physical security through design, and is especially relevant for crime prevention officers, corporate security and physical security professionals, city planners, commercial property managers and business owners.

Understand the direct relationship between the physical environment and crime and discuss the impact of changing an environment to yield a safer use of space for employees and customers without a lot of capital investment. The instructor presents topics in classroom and street scene settings, utilizing audio, visual and site inspection techniques and experiences.

Topics Include

  • Cultivating an awareness of the relationship between design professionals, municipalities and CPTED practitioners in creating safer, more productive environments.
  • Applying CPTED when creating a physical security threat assessment
  • A broad range of intervention strategies within the context of potential impacts upon the quality of the built environment

Instructor: Brian Wedoff

Date and Time

Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022
8 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., $149
SSG Miller Homeland Security Education Center (HEC)

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