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
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
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
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
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
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?