CPTED for Schools

Title Abstract Publication Date
Lighting. Deterrent to Crime. Explores security issues that schools should consider before deciding to reduce campus lighting in order to control energy costs. Highlights factors to consider before creating a lighting reduction... 11/30/2001
Maintaining Security in an Insecure World. New Strategies are Emerging to Help Architects Design Without a Bunker Mentality. Discusses security issues of buildings in the public and private sector, including schools, that may be vulnerable to malevolent actions. Describes the fundamentals of a design model known as crime... 11/30/2000
Making Plans for School Designs of the Future. Presents an interview with North Carolina's chief of school planning, in which he discusses North Carolina school funding mechanisms and priorities, prototype schools, trends in K-12 school... 02/28/2006
National Guidelines for Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design in New Zealand. Part 1: Seven Qualities of Safer Places. This document introduces seven qualities of safer places, qualities that will improve the urban environment while reducing crime and the fear of crime. It establishes the benefits of CPTED and it... 10/31/2005
National Guidelines for Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design in New Zealand. Part 2: Implementation Guide Crime Prevention through Environmental Design is a crime prevention philosophy based on proper design and effective use of the built environment. This guide describes ways for planners and designers... 10/31/2005
Newer Technologies for School Security. ERIC Digest. This digest describes several technologies that can be used to control access to, and improve surveillance of, school grounds. Access can be controlled by using smart cards to control keyed entries.... 01/31/2001
Night Lights. Discusses perimeter lighting of a building, addressing code requirements, color quality, glare, light trespass and pollution, and energy efficiency. 06/30/2010
Off Camera. Discusses school security planning beyond video surveillance and access control. Security assessment, project planning, design and engineering, and construction administration are detailed as the... 08/31/2010
Pathways to Safety. Recommends crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED), police presence, surveillance technology, educational programs, and crisis response plans to improve school security. 05/31/2006
Planning Safer Schools. Shows how an environmental school building design can reduce the threat of crime. Principles proposed by the Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design are highlighted and explained. 07/31/2001
Preventing Crime in Parking Lots and Structures. Discusses how to apply principles of natural surveillance, territorial reinforcement, natural access control, and target hardening for new parking facilities. Also included is advice on how to make... 12/31/2007
Priority Protection. Discusses better school security by design, including lighting, landscaping, building layout, restrooms, metal detectors, cameras, lockers, security rooms, alternative routes, physical barriers, and... 08/31/2005
Proofing Schools Against Vandalism. Describes how school-building exteriors and interiors should be designed, built, and renovated to prevent vandalism. 05/31/2002
Providing Safe Schools. Discusses ten means for enhancing campus security: environmental design, smaller schools, control of public use, crisis planning, lighting design, resource officers, access control, video observation... 12/31/2003
Safe School Design: A Handbook for Educational Leaders Applying the Principles of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design. This document seeks to synthesize, integrate, and make available to school personnel solid information regarding Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED). Chapter 1, The Changed... 12/31/1999
Safe School Facilities Checklist. A checklist that combines the nation's best school facility assessment measures into one online source for assessing the safety and security of school buildings and grounds. It includes over 400... 12/31/2006
Safe Schools Design Guidelines - Preview of CPTED Design Guidelines Guidelines illustrate principles and strategies of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED). These principles focus on safety and security issues with respect to the prevention of... 12/31/2002
Safe Schools Design Guidelines: Recommendations For a Safe and Secure Environment in Florida's Public Schools. CPTED Design Guidelines. Contains CPTED guidelines (Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design) for Florida. The section on environs includes detailed information on location,edge conditions, and connection with the... 12/31/2004
Safe Schools Facilities Planner. Health and Life Safety, School Climate and Order This document addresses design-related concepts that can positively affect school climate and order. It describes and provides facility planning guidelines for crime prevention through environmental... 01/31/1998
Safe, Healthy and Positive Environmental Design (SHAPED) Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED). Begins by quoting statistics on violence in schools, and then explains Crime Prevention through Environmental Design, citing its history, basic concepts, and benefits. Typical risks on campuses and... 12/31/2008
Safer Schools through Environmental Design. ERIC Digest. Describes key elements of an approach to security called crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED). Core CPTED elements include: natural surveillance, in which the entire environment can... 12/31/2000
Safety and Security by Design. Describes a pilot exercise in teaching middle and high school students how to conduct an assessment of the physical conditions and policies of their schools. Students were taught to use Crime... 04/30/2003
Safety by Design This describes the concept of CPTED, its limitations, and how it can be applied to concerns about severe weather and terrorism. 07/31/2005
Safety by Design. Advocates a balanced approached to school security, describing unobtrusive facility design features combined with a social climate that emphasizes trust, conflict resolution, and tolerance. 08/31/2004
Safety By Design. The Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design approach blends effective design with occupants' physical, social, and psychological needs. CPTED principles work via three overlapping... 08/31/2000

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