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Brad Young CPTED Sample

  1. 1. SAMPLE: CPTED & Target Hardening Training<br />Presented by<br />Brad Young<br />CPTED Practitioner<br />
  2. 2. What is CPTED?<br />Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design<br />CPTED is the proper design and effective use of the built environment that can lead to a reduction in the form and incidence of crime and improvement in the quality of life.<br />C. Ray Jeffrey, 1971<br />
  3. 3. CPTED Elements<br />Natural surveillance<br />Windows<br />Signage<br />Doors<br />Interior lighting<br />Exterior lighting<br />Parking facilities<br />Access Control<br />Landscaping<br />Others<br />
  4. 4. Why CPTED?<br />Utilize human nature and known behavior to deter crime<br />Harden targets<br />access control<br />Enhance natural surveillance<br />Territorial reinforcement<br />Maintenance “image”<br />
  5. 5. Major Benefits of CPTED<br />Reduction in crime.<br />Reduction in potential for crime.<br />Perceived greater safety and security.<br />
  6. 6. Major Benefits of CPTED<br />Increased business activity.<br />Encouragement of the middle class to remain in the city.<br />
  7. 7. Major Benefits of CPTED<br />Improvement and beautification of the physical environment.<br />Improved quality of life.<br />Revitalization and preservation of neighborhoods<br />
  8. 8. CPTED Uses<br />Single family homes<br />Neighborhoods<br />Commercial drive-through<br />Commercial storefronts<br />Industrial parks<br />Auto dealerships<br />Office buildings<br />
  9. 9. CPTED Examples<br />Old World<br />Moats around castles<br />Forest clearing along roadways<br />Walls, gates, drawbridges<br />New World<br />See-through elevators<br />Parking guard stations<br />Improved lighting designs<br />Enhanced surveillance<br />Planned communities<br />
  10. 10. Natural Surveillance<br />Make all parking areas visible through windows and doors.<br />Screen or conceal dumpsters, but don’t create blind spots.<br />Position main entrances in high-profile areas, this allows for greater visibility.<br />Position cash registers near the front windows, but not directly next to the glass.<br />Avoid fencing, walls, and landscaping that may obstruct visibility or provide hiding places.<br />Ensure any public pay phones are in highly visible areas, remove pay phones completely if possible.<br />
  11. 11. Natural Surveillance<br />
  12. 12. CPTED & Lighting<br />Lighting has two purposes within the CPTED model<br />1. Lighting is used for the illumination of human activity.<br />2. Lighting is used for security.<br />
  13. 13. Fact: 90% OF ALL CRIMEOCCURS AFTER DARK<br />
  14. 14. Benefits of Proper Lighting<br /><ul><li>Less criminal activity
  15. 15. Improvement in quality of life
  16. 16. Improvement in perception of safety
  17. 17. Increased pedestrian activity
  18. 18. Improvement in local business
  19. 19. Increased property values</li></li></ul><li>Access Control<br />Denies admission<br />Doors, shrubs, fences, gates, locks, bars, alarms, and guards<br />Creates perception of risk<br />Requires criminal to decide if risk is worth the effort<br />Deters crime by moving criminals to easier targets<br />
  20. 20. Landscaping<br />Uses<br />Beautify property<br />Define space<br />Provide shade<br />Types of materials<br />Trees<br />Rocks/bark/etc.<br />Groundcover<br />Shrubbery<br />Grass/lawn material<br />
  21. 21. Landscaping<br />Walkways and lawn areas symbolize “OK” areas to walk and for people to be.<br />Rocks, bark, groundcover, and shrubbery identify “personal” areas, places outsiders shouldn’t be.<br />
  22. 22. CPTED<br />“ CPTED is not the total answer to<br />community problems, but it does<br />provide the community with the <br />means to eliminate or reduce<br />environmental obstacles to social, <br />cultural or managerial control.”<br />Timothy D. Crowe<br />Criminologist &<br />CPTED Practitioner<br />
  23. 23. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION OR A FOLLOW UP MEETING <br />Brad Young<br />CPTED Practitioner<br />Email:<br />Phone:  510 / 517-9130<br />
  24. 24. Crime Prevention<br />Crime Prevention is the anticipation, recognition<br />and appraisal of a crime risk and the initiation of<br />some action to remove or reduce the risk<br />National Crime Prevention Institute<br />NCPI<br />