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March 19, 2019 / SC Criminal Justice Academy
Free Training Workshop
Defend your Territory! Can a rosebush stop a robbery? Will a mural prevent a mugging?
Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) approaches crime prevention by first asking, “Why here? What about this location creates risk to people or results in opportunities for crime?” The answers are often found in the design and placement of architectural and environmental features.
Learn how to discourage crime using the strategies of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design in an interactive and interesting training opportunity offered by PalmettoPride. This CPTED course includes:
Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design promises that you will never look at your environment the same way again. Simple techniques in areas such as landscaping, lighting, wayfinding, and even artwork will discourage undesirable behavior and encourage appropriate activity. Obtain the knowledge and skills to implement these strategies in this workshop provided free to the community by PalmettoPride. Laptop & Smartphone suggested.
Who should attend? Municipal leaders, law enforcement*, planners*, architects, landscapers, parks department, community revitalization teams, business owners, homeowners, everyone.
When: March 19-20, 2019, 8:00 a.m.-5 p.m. (Lunch on your own)
Where: SC Criminal Justice Academy, 5400 Broad River Road, Columbia, SC 29212
Seating is limited. Make your reservations today with Ewagner@PalmettoPride.org.
*Law Enforcement Officers receive SC Criminal Justice Academy CLEE Credits for completing this training; City Planners receive credit from SC Planning Education Advisory Committee
**If space is available, those interested in learning CPTED strategies without obtaining credit hours may attend the morning sessions only.Back to Events
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