Understanding Crime Prevention
Second Edition


Few security books qualify as great. This is one of them. It is a stimulating study of crime prevention brewed by the foremost experts in the field. The book masterfully counterpoints theory and substance, concept and reality, strategy and execution. The references read like a Who's Who in crime prevention and environmental design. This is an excellent publication that should be required reading for anyone involved in crime prevention. - Security Management

Understanding Crime Prevention, Second Edition is a revamping of a popular classic written by NCPI, the primary training school for crime prevention officers in the country. It is a basic introduction to the concepts of crime prevention and security techniques and equipment which aid the crime prevention effort. The fundamental material has been updated with current and contemporary examples. Contents include:

Introduction to Crime Prevention
The Evolution of Crime Prevention
Roles in Crime Prevention
Designing Risk Management Systems
Security Devices and Procedures
Applying Environmental Design Concepts
Developing Citizen Participation
Planning the Community Program
Managing the Community Program
Evaluating Impact
The Potential of Crime Prevention



Understanding Crime Prevention , Second Edition
Line Illustrations: 40, Measurements: 8 15/16 X 5 15/16 in. Pages: 212 Price: $39.95


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