Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design – San Diego Police Program

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design

The San Diego Police department has adopted a concept called Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design based on a set of four design and usage concepts that can lead to a reduction in the incidence and fear of crime, and an improvement in the quality of life: surveillance, access control, maintenance and territoriality fully described at https://www.sandiego.gov/police/services/prevention/tips/deter. Surveillance involves the use … Read More

Focused Deterrence Strategies by the National Institute of Justice

  https://www.crimesolutions.gov/PracticeDetails.aspx?ID=11 Practice Goals Focused deterrence strategies (also referred to as “pulling levers” policing) are problem-oriented policing strategies that follow the core principles of deterrence theory. The strategies target specific criminal behavior committed by a small number of chronic offenders who are vulnerable to sanctions and punishment. Offenders are directly confronted and informed that continued criminal behavior will not be … Read More

EXEMPLARY STANDARD II: Prevent & Reduce Crime

EXEMPLARY STANDARD II: PREVENT AND REDUCE CRIME. An Exemplary Policing Agency protects and serves the community by preventing and reducing crime through state-of-the-art law enforcement and other professional strategies. Preventing and reducing crime remains the most significant mission goal of a policing agency. To achieve this goal, an exemplary agency employs state-of-the-art law enforcement and other professional strategies reduction strategies … Read More