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Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design
 

CPTED Defined:


CPTED Working Definition

Before one considers implementing Crime Prevention Thorough Environmental Design (CPTED), a working definition and basic understanding is in order.

CPTED is the broad study and design of environments to encourage desirable behavior, and functionality, and decreased antisocial behavior. Although the field is gradually expanding to encompass affective, psychological, and sociological environmental design-known as the second-generation CPTED, its traditional focus has emphasized physical design.

 

 

 

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CPTED Defined
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