Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design

Defined as “the proper design and effective use of the built environment that can lead to a reduction in the fear and incidence of crime and an improvement in the quality of life.”

CPTED in the Real World

Prepared as a looping exhibit item, this video features 144 photographs which serve to illustrate the four core concepts of this body of knowledge and design philosophy of built space.

Large format poster for casual reference and discussion around the four main concepts of CPTED.

A two-page flyer for owners with terms defined and a few photos from the slides to help recall the ideas for follow-up.

Guides and Resources we like

We have looked over a number of materials on CPTED concepts and select these publications from various agencies for you. We find them to be of good quality and worth your time and attention as you consider your own property.

Next Steps

How are you seeing unintended use of your property? When people express concerns, around what areas of your property are they typically centered? If this material has you thinking about next steps and what you can do around your Carmichael property, we can help. We invite you to reach out to Rachael Taylor, Executive Director of the District take advantage of a no-cost consultation at your property as to CPTED best practice.