My first introduction to Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) occurred back in 2004 as a member of South Australia Police. As a general duty member, I was expected to use basic CPTED … [Read more...] about Kelowna’s CPTED Cohort
Communities should embrace crime prevention through environmental design
It seems that there is no shortage of challenges facing communities these days, including the pandemic and opioid crisis, homelessness, and a rise in certain types of crime. In 1999 I was introduced … [Read more...] about Communities should embrace crime prevention through environmental design
Creating Healthy and Safe Communities Event
Fall is looking bright and with it comes new opportunities to collaborate with others and make a difference in our communities. Earlier this year I had the privilege of getting involved with the … [Read more...] about Creating Healthy and Safe Communities Event
A New Path Forward – Full Spectrum CPTED
Our Victoria-based company is dedicated to improving safety, well-being and quality of life in communities. It's always a pleasure sharing our expertise beyond British Columbia. It's all about … [Read more...] about A New Path Forward – Full Spectrum CPTED
More on CPTED & Planning Decisions in Cities
Last December I wrote about the Salvation Army Mega-Shelter that was approved by the City of Ottawa, it continues to be of interest. I had been lecturing there at the time and decided to attend the … [Read more...] about More on CPTED & Planning Decisions in Cities
What Makes our Communities Safe?
This question remains a global one and a focal point for all cities and all levels of government, and reaches the deepest roots of our neighbourhoods. It seems to drive many conversations among … [Read more...] about What Makes our Communities Safe?