Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design

Research Review: Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED)


Bureau of Justice Assistance (2013)

As part of the Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation program, BJA has prepared a series of research reviews on topics important to law enforcement. These reviews summarize findings from notable publications evaluating data-driven, evidence-based practices in law enforcement agencies. This review focuses on research about CPTED. It includes a summary of CPTED principles and strategies, as well as descriptons of two research studies of CPTED outcomes.

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