Basic Crime Prevention Certification Seminar Curriculum

Basic Crime Prevention Certification Seminar Curriculum

 

First Week

Monday

  • Introduction
  • The Role of Security Assessments in Effective Crime Prevention Strategies
  • Security Definitions and Recommended Security Standards
  • Locking and Door Systems
  • Protection of Doors and Windows
  • Key Management and Control
  • Security Alarm (Intrusion Detection) Systems
  • Security Alarm Acquisition Recommendations
  • Strategies to Prevent False Security Alarms
  • Duress Alarms and Hold-Up Alarms
  • Use and Application of Delayed Egress Alarms

Tuesday

  • Electronic Access Control (EAC) Systems
  • Use of Biometrics
  • Preventing Access Control Tailgating
  • School Visitor Access Control
  • Use of Automatic Gates
  • Video Surveillance Systems
  • Video Surveillance Design Guidelines
  • Fences and Exterior Intrusion Sensors
  • Landscaping Security Guidelines

Wednesday

  • Security Lighting
  • Safes
  • Glazing Materials
  • Bollards and Other Vehicle Barriers
  • Wayfinding and Signage for Security
  • Conflicts Between Security and Life Safety Codes
  • Loading Dock Security
  • Building Dumpster Security
  • Security of Warehouse and Distribution Centers
  • CBR Safety of the Building Envelope
  • Protecting External Communications Infrastructure

Thursday

  • The Use and Employment of CAP Index
  • Introduction to Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED)
  • Format, Conduct, Writing and Presentation of Security Surveys
  • Comparing Security Surveys and CPTED Surveys
  • Concentric Circles of Protection
  • Home (Residential)l Security Surveys
  • Top Security Problems Found During Security Assessments
  • Convenience Store Security
  • Commercial/Retail Security Survey
  • SECURITY ASSESSMENT SPECIALIST CERTIFICATION EXAM REVIEW

 

Friday

  • Premises Liability and Negligent Security
  • Procedural Issues for a Security Assessment
  • School Security Surveys
  • House of Worship Security Survey
  • Employee Security Awareness
  • Building Visitor Management and Control
  • Risk Based Approach to a Security Assessment
  • Understanding the Risks of Local Crime
  • SECURITY ASSESSMENT SPECIALIST CERTIFICAITON EXAM

 Second Week

Monday

  • Introduction
  • History, Strategies and Principles of Crime Prevention
  • Current Trends in Crime, Law Enforcement and Crime Prevention
  • What is Crime Prevention?
  • Elements and Design of a Comprehensive Crime Prevention Program
  • Eras of Policing and Law Enforcement
  • Relationship Between Crime Prevention, Community Policing and Problem Solving Policing
  • Situational Crime Prevention
  • Crime Prevention and Predictive Analysis

Tuesday

  • Motor-Vehicle-Related Crime Prevention
  • Bicycle Security Strategies
  • Residential/Neighborhood Crime Prevention
    • Neighborhood Watch – Making It Work and Relevant
    • National Night Out
    • Citizen’s Police Academy
    • Crime Stoppers
    • Crime Free Multi-Housing – Crime Prevention in Multi-Family Residences
    • Online Purchase Exchange Program
    • Preventing Theft of Lawn Equipment
    • Theft of Unattended Packages
    • Speeding in Residential Neighborhoods
    • Volunteers in Policing
  • Construction Site Crime Prevention
  • Preventing Theft of Laptop Computers

Wednesday

  • Commercial/Retail Crime Prevention Programs
    • Business Watch – A Comprehensive Commercial/Retail Crime Prevention Program
    • Preventing Internal Theft and Shrinkage
    • Shoplifting Prevention
    • Organized Retail Crime
    • Commercial Robbery
    • Commercial Burglary
    • Financial Institution Robbery
    • Pharmacy Security
    • Jewelry Store Security
    • Crime Prevention in Overnight Lodging
    • Convenience Store Security
    • ATM Security Recommendations
    • Flash Mob Theft
    • Security of Self-Storage Units
    • Prevention of Metal Theft
    • Fleet Watch
    • Cargo Theft Prevention
    • Private Security/Law Enforcement Cooperation
  • Prevention of Workplace Violence
  • Preventing Identity Theft
  • E-Commerce Crime Prevention Tips

Thursday

  • Youth-Focused Crime Prevention
  • Crime Prevention for Senior Citizens
  • House of Worship Crime Prevention
  • Utilizing Social Media in Crime Prevention
  • Personal Safety for Professional Home Visitors
  • CRIME PREVENTION SPECIALIST EXAM REVIEW

Friday

  • Preventing Crime Against Tourists
  • Mobile Communication Device Theft
  • Prevention of Rape and Sexual Assault
  • Drug-Facilitated Sexual Assault
  • Crime Prevention for the Homeless, Indigent and Transient
  • CRIME PREVENITON SPECIALIST CERTIFICAITON EXAM