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Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED)


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Length (in hours)
2 hours

Release Date
July 2017

Registration Process Register

This course is an introduction to Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) and will familiarize you with the concepts, principles and practices of CPTED.

This course will be of particular interest to front line police officers, city employees, architects, planners, developers, academics and volunteers working in the field of or who have a special interest in crime reduction, crime prevention, and community planning and problem solving.

This e-learning course is organized into three modules and designed to take candidates two hours to complete. Going through all of the supplemental information could add additional time.

Candidates should expect a score of 80% to be considered successful in this course.

Learning Objectives

When you have complete this course, you will be able to:

  • Perceive the physical environment from the perspective of CPTED
  • Recognize and understand the main concepts and principles of CPTED
  • Incorporate knowledge of CPTED into a problem solving approach to policing
  • Attend the condensed CPTED Level I certification course

Target Audience

Sworn Police, Police Services, Government and Other First Responders