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Understanding Crime Prevention

Understanding Crime Prevention, Second Edition is a revamping of a popular classic written by NCPI, the primary training school for crime prevention officers in the country. It is a basic introduction to the concepts of crime prevention and security techniques and equipment which aid the crime prevention effort. The fundamental material has been updated with current and contemporary examples.

Security professionals and directors, and students of law enforcement and criminal justice courses

Paperback, 212 Pages

Published: April 2001

Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann

ISBN: 978-0-7506-7220-7


  • Few security books qualify as great. This is one of them. It is a stimulating study of crime prevention brewed by the foremost experts in the field. The book masterfully counterpoints theory and substance, concept and reality, strategy and execution. The references read like a Who's Who in crime prevention and environmental design. This is an excellent publication that should be required reading for anyone involved in crime prevention. - Security Management


  • Introduction to Crime Prevention *The Evolution of Crime Prevention *Roles in Crime Prevention *Designing Risk Management Systems *Security Devices and Procedures *Applying Environmental Design Concepts *Developing Citizen Participation *Planning the Community Program *Managing the Community Program *Evaluating Impact *The Potential of Crime Prevention


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