Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design

A detailed series of design strategies that emphasize passive, unobtrusive methods to reduce risk, crime and cost for communities, new facility construction and renovations
April 12-15, 2022 | 11am - 3pm ET each day

Crime can be directly influenced by the design of the physical environment

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Effective security is complex. Reliance exclusively on physical and technical security can leave facilities and occupants vulnerable, inhibit business operations and impede aesthetics. 
Multiple stakeholders should work together to develop comprehensive security strategies, including those that manipulate behavior to reduce crime.
Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) is a series of building and community design strategies that emphasize natural, unobtrusive methods to reduce risk, crime and cost.
Natural Surveillance
Natural Access Control
Territorial Reinforcement
Activity Support

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design

This comprehensive training program provides a set of design strategies that can passively discourage inappropriate behavior and criminal activity. This program is presented online, eliminating the need for travel and allowing you to interact with your instructor and peers..
Effectively engage in the security design for building and community projects
Establish proactive and unobtrusive crime prevention strategies in your community or organization
Enhance trust in your organization to improve relations with your community and constituents
Develop skills needed to advance your career in security or law enforcement
Obtain Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credit towards ASIS certifications

What's Included?

  • 41 Topic Areas
  • Certification Exam
  • Presentation Slides
  • Reference Materials
  • Online Community Forum

Who Should Attend?

  • Law Enforcement Personnel
  • Business Leaders
  • Architects
  • Community Planners
  • School and Campus Administrators
  • Security and Loss Prevention Professionals
  • Security Consultants
  • Security Solutions Providers
Participants who successfully complete the program will achieve lifetime recognition as a Certified CPTED Specialist by the American Crime Prevention Institute 
A preview of what you will learn in this program - see Dan Keller provide an overview of key CPTED concepts.
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Full Curriculum (click '+' for specific topics)

The proper design and effective use of the built environment can lead to a reduction of fear and incidences of crime, and an improvement in the quality of life.

Tim Crowe, Director
National Crime Prevention Institute

Dan Keller

Dan brings more than 50 years of law enforcement and security experience. He has trained thousands of law enforcement personnel, architects and community planners from throughout the world in CPTED. Dan founded ACPI in 1998 after retiring as the Director of Public Safety at the University of Louisville, where he served for 26 years. Previously he served as the Assistant Director of Security at Southern Illinois University and founder and CEO of Aegis Protection Group and Aegis Security Design, a security consulting and engineering firm. He holds B.S. and M.B.A. degrees from Southern Illinois University and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and the Southern Police Institute.

Simple Process. Extraordinary Value.

Programs of this nature typically cost thousands of dollars to attend, but we have worked to reduce the cost and disruption typically encountered when attending multi-day training as much as possible. We provide highly flexible registration options. Register for multiple courses or register a group for an additional discount (price will be updated automatically). If you are not able to pay by credit card, select 'Invoice' during checkout to request an invoice to pay offline (enrollment will be completed once final payment is received). 


Single Course: $550
We understand if only one person can attend from your organization.


Multiple Courses: $500
Receive an additional $50 discount if you register for multiple courses at once.


$500 / person 
Register multiple people from the same organization for the greatest value. 

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