Helping the World Reduce Crime

Fall 2021 Certification Program Schedule

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Cost-Effective Tools for Reducing Criminal Activity and Improving Community Relations

ACPI provides the broadest selection of crime prevention, security and community engagement training programs for law enforcement personnel, security professionals, community leaders and educators. 
Benefits of our live online programs include:
  • Deep dive training on hundreds of relevant crime prevention and security topics
  • Highly practical strategies that deliver real, measurable value
  • Straightforward implementation guidance
  • Lifetime certifications to enhance credibility and support career advancement
  • Real-time interaction with instructors with decades of operational experience
  • Ongoing collaboration with peers to answer questions and share best practices 
  • Unlimited access to course materials, resources and information
  • No need for costly and disruptive travel

Fall 2021 Program Schedule

We are currently accepting registrations for the live online certification programs listed below. If the dates and times do not fit your schedule, please review our self-paced options which will allow you to complete the courses on your own time.

Community-Oriented Policing

  January 11-14, 2022 | 11am - 3pm ET
Best practices for building community trust through prevention-focused initiatives combining problem-oriented policing, community engagement and crime prevention.

School Security Strategies and Design

  January 19-21, 2022 | 11am - 3pm ET
Practical, comprehensive guidance on facility design, security design, crime prevention programs and security assessments for K-12 schools and school districts.

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design

  October 11-14, 2021 | 11am - 3pm ET
A detailed series of design strategies that emphasize natural, unobtrusive methods to reduce risk, crime and cost for communities, new facility construction and renovations. 

Basic Crime Prevention 

  October 25-29, 2021 | 11am - 3pm ET
A cost-effective series of strategies and programs that every community, residence and business can employ to reduce crime and enhance community engagement.

Security Assessment

  November 15-19, 2021 | 11am - 3pm ET
Specific skills and instruction for identifying risks and vulnerabilities and making recommendations for improvements for existing facilities, campuses and communities.
Dan Keller, ACPI Executive Director, preview the 2021 Fall series below
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ACPI is the leading provider of crime prevention training and certification programs


Decades of operational experience in law enforcement, crime prevention and security


The greatest breadth and selection of training available, with additional topics being developed regularly


Enhance your credibility and career with lifetime certification backed by ACPI


Useful roadmaps for how to plan and implement effective security and crime prevention programs


Abundant resources and materials provided to supplement the training and be used in your practice


Multiple learning formats and payment options to fit your budget and schedule


Years of experience




Success rate

Free Downloadable Resources

View our resources page for resources you may use in your security and crime prevention efforts. Resources include new security assessment templates and informational videos free to all.

Frequently asked questions

Who should attend these programs?

ACPI courses have been developed for anyone involved in the safety and security of buildings, campuses and communities. This includes state and local law enforcement, campus law enforcement, community planners, school administrators, architects, designers, security and loss prevention professionals, security consultants and security service providers. Some programs are also highly relevant to individual businesses and business owners.

Is there an exam?

Each course in the Fall series is an individual certification program does have an exam at the end. Exams will be administered online, and attendees must complete the exam successfully in order to be credited with the accompanying certification.

Do the certifications expire?

No. All ACPI certifications are lifetime.

Will I have access to the slides?

Yes. All programs will have an accompanying website that contains the presentation materials and any related handouts and resources. Please note that the slides are proprietary intellectual property of ACPI, and to prevent unauthorized distribution we do not allow them to be downloaded to your computer. You will, however, have access to them in perpetuity and we also offer the option of purchasing printed copies directly from our printing partner. Contact us to learn more.

Can I register a group of people at one time?

Yes. We offer discounts for registering multiple people from the same organization at the same time. See each course page for more details.

Can I register someone other than myself?

Yes. During checkout you have the ability to enter different information for the billing contact and the attendee(s).

How do I pay?

We have made it easy for you to register and pay for our courses. Click the Register Now button and you can choose to register an individual (full price) or a group (discounted price). After completing the attendee information you will be given a choice to pay online securely via credit card, or you may request an invoice and pay by check or bank transfer. If you elect to pay by invoice, it will be emailed to you immediately with instructions on how to remit payment. Once payment is received you will be automatically enrolled in the course and registered attendees will receive instructions on how to join via email.

I cannot use a credit card. Can I pay by check or other method instead?

Yes. During checkout we allow you to either pay immediately via credit card or select to pay offline via check or bank transfer. If you select to pay offline, your registration(s) will not be finalized until final payment is received.

Do I need technical skills or special equipment to attend?

No! You can attend the course from any location with internet access using any type of device - computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone. Our online learning management system is extremely easy to use, but we have also added a brief overview video to walk you through navigating the program online. 

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