Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design
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Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design

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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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Product details

  • Hardback | 376 pages
  • 193.04 x 236.22 x 22.86mm | 839.14g
  • Butterworth-Heinemann Inc
  • Woburn, United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0124116353
  • 9780124116351
  • 1,020,413

Table of contents

Introduction to CPTED Crime and Loss Prevention CPTED Concepts and Strategies Historical Precedents of CPTED Behavior Precedents of CPTED Using the Environment to Affect Behavior Aesthetics Environmental Cues and Territorial Behavior Examples of CPTED Strategies and Applications
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Up-to-date examples of design solutions for crime prevention take center stage in this book. - Security Management

Particularly important are chapters in which poor CPTED designs are contrasted with effective ones, clear sketches elucidate the informative text. - Security Management

...has wide application beyond security professionals. Other stakeholders in the build environment will also find this update primer invaluable. - Security Management
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About Timothy D. Crowe

Lawrence J. Fennelly is an internationally recognized authority on crime prevention, security planning and analysis, and on the study of how environmental factors (CPTED), physical hardware, alarms, lighting, site design, management practices, litigation consultants, security policies and procedures, and guard management contribute to criminal victimization.Mr. Fennelly was previously employed with Apollo Security, Computershare, Inc., as well as a sergeant at Harvard College, employed by the Harvard University Police Department in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He was trained as a crime prevention specialist and served in this capacity for over 21 years at Harvard. He was also the department's training officer and assistant court officer. As part of his role as an officer at Harvard, Larry also was a deputy sheriff in both Suffolk and Middlesex counties (Massachusetts). Mr. Fennelly is a frequent speaker and lecturer on CPTED, physical security, school crime, and other issues. He serves as an expert witness who works closely with attorneys in defense as well as plaintiff cases, assisting in case preparation, offering knowledgeable questions to ask the opposing side, etc. He has also done a considerable amount of consultant work throughout the United States. His experience ranges from identifying vulnerabilities to conducting security and lighting surveys, working with architects to design and implement security, and developing long range guard training programs and risk assessments of various facilities.He is also a prolific author. His titles include such well-known security books as "Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design," "Effective Physical Security," and "Handbook of Loss Prevention and Crime Prevention."
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