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Photos of the WA CPTED Awards

The Awards Ceremony was opened by Professor Mark Stoney of ECU and the WA CPTED Awards 2013 were presented by Superintendent Noreen O'Rourke, Head of the Community Engagement Division of the WA Police. The MC of the Awards was Associate Professor Dr. Pamela Henry, Director of the Sellenger Centre for Law, Justice and Social Change. Keynote presentations  on best practices and future trends in CPTED were presented by Dr Paul Cozens of Curtin University, and Dr. Terence Love of the Design Out Crime Research Centre. The event was hosted by the Police Academy and held in the Executive Conference Room at the Police Academy in Joondalup.


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Burglar tells how

Peter Woolf, a reformed burglar, speaks on local news and demonstrates how easy it is to break into a home.



Designing Out Crime

Innovative design is important to reducing crime says UK Home Office. New types of crime have evolved with society and technology  and Design helps prevent new crimes and reduce criminal activity.

What is CPTED?

  • CPTED is Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design.

    Underlying the use of CPTED is the assumption that the proper design and effective use of the built environment can lead to a reduction in the fear and incidence of crime, and an improvement in the quality of life(Crowe, 2000, p. 46).




Funding Sponsor

  • The WA CPTED Awards are sponsored and funded by the WA Police Community Engagement Division.

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CPTED in school

  • A rapid review of CPTED (Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design) applied to a school or educational setting.