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Advanced Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) – March 2024

March 18 @ 8:00 AM - March 20 @ 5:00 PM

Advanced Crime Prevention through Environmental Design Course


This 3 day / 24 Hour course is specifically designed for Law Enforcement Officers, City Planners, City Managers, City Council Members, Architects, Security Consultants, Educators or anyone involved in designing neighborhoods, schools, downtowns, buildings, or revitalization efforts. It is an effective way of fighting crime and promoting business. This Advanced CPTED course is designed to instruct students on the more complex issues of environmental design as they relate to topics such as: terrorism, lighting technology, human behavior, traffic calming, schools, ordinance writing and the creation of security guidelines. Extensive use will be made of practical exercises in the class in which the students will actually get to apply these principles to a variety of parks and housing complexes.

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When:  March 18 – 20, 2024 – Where:  San Diego, CA – Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00pm – 5:00pm

Frequently Asked Questions

What Topics do this event cover?

The History and Basic Elements of CPTED “Designing Out Crime” Strategies | Conducting a CPTED Survey  Lighting for Safety and Crime Prevention Planning, Zoning and CPTED Designs for ‘Walk able’ Neighborhoods Real v. Symbolic Barriers Landscaping, Fencing, Vegetation and Interior Walls Report Writing and CPTED | Site Plans for CPTED Review | Case Studies

Students will participate in several practical exercises in which they utilize the principles of CPTED in the actual review of various site plans and then engage in the presentation and examination of their projects.

Is this course certified by the NICP?

Yes, this course is approved by the NICP. Earn 40 hrs. of credit towards your certification as a CPTED Professional.

CA POST Certified Plan N/A | 7290-31312-23001

Where is the course located?

San Diego Major Crimes Building

5590 Overland Ave San Diego, CA 92123

Are there hotels near by?

Yes, there are many hotels in the area.

Is there food provided?

Food is not provided however we give a 90 minute break at lunch to give students enough time eat and to travel to and from the event location.

What time does it start and end?

Class will start at 8:00am and end at 5:00 everyday the week of the class.

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When:  March 18 – 20, 2024 – Where:  San Diego, CA – Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00pm – 5:00pm


San Diego County Sheriff Department
5590 Overland Ave
San Diego, CA 92123 United States
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