Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design

By

  • Lawrence Fennelly, Litigation Consultants Inc., security expert witness and consultant.
  • Timothy Crowe, M.S., Criminology - Florida State University, Timothy Crowe is a criminologist specializing in consulting and training services in law enforcement, crime prevention, juvenile delinquency and control, and major event law enforcement services planning. He has served in state government and with several consulting firms and has provided security services for Republican and Democratic national conventions.He has served as the Director of the National Crime Prevention Institute at the University of Louisville and created NCPI's CPTED training program. Mr. Crowe received his M.S. in criminology from Florida State University.

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design, 3e is a vital book for anyone involved in architectural design, space management, and urban planning. The concepts presented in this book explain the link between design and human behavior. Understanding this link can enable a planner to use natural environmental factors to minimize loss and crime and to maximize productivity.This practical guide addresses several environmental settings, including major event facilities, small retail establishments, downtown streets, residential areas, and playgrounds. A one-stop resource with explanations of criminal behavior and the historical aspects of design, it teaches both the novice and the expert in crime prevention how to use the environment to affect human behavior in a positive manner.
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Book information

  • Published: July 2013
  • Imprint: BUTTERWORTH HEINEMANN
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-411635-1

Reviews

“After 30 years of using various forms of crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED) in planning and executing facilities security, I found this book to be one of the most beneficial tools to assist me in using these principles…This book is a valuable resource for anyone seeking a professional certification.”-- SecurityManagement.com and in ASIS Dynamics, July/August 2014

"The third edition of this book is vital for anyone involved in architectural design, space management, and urban planning…A one-stop resource with explanations of criminal behavior and the historical aspects of design, it teaches both the novice and the expert in crime prevention how to use the environment to affect human behavior in a positive manner."--SecurityPark online, December 16, 2013




Table of Contents

Chapter One: Introduction to CPTEDChapter Two: Twenty Most Frequently Asked QuestionsChapter Three: CPTED Concepts & StrategiesChapter Four: Behavioral Precedents of CPTED: From Caves to Fast FoodsChapter Five: Using the Environment to Affect BehaviorChapter Six: Aesthetics, Environmental Clues and Territorial Behavior: Implications for CPTED PlanningChapter Seven: Crime & Loss PreventionChapter Eight: Examples of CPTED Strategies & ApplicationsChapter Nine: CPTED Implementation & Program PlanningChapter Ten: CPTED Training OutlineChapter Eleven: Objectives for a School EnvironmentChapter Twelve: Tackling Crime & Fear of Crime by Urban Planning & Architectural Design, by Paul van SoomerinChapter Thirteen: Checklist for a Successful CPTED Program, by Susan Geason, Ph.D., & Paul W. Wilson, Ph.D.Chapter Fourteen: CPTED in the Twenty-First Century, by Timothy D. Crowe & Severin Sorensen, CPPAppendix A: Broward County School CPTED MatrixAppendix B: CPTED Training OutlineAppendix C: School CPTED SurveyAppendix D: CPTED Design Directives for Dormitory and Student LoungesAppendix E: Convenience Stores and Gas Stops CPTED Assessment FormAppendix F: Mall & Shopping Center, CPTED Assessment FormAppendix G: Apartments, Condos & Public Housing, CPTED Assessment Form