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21st Century Security and CPTED Designing for Critical Infrastructure Protection and Crime Prevention, Second Edition

ISBN-10: 1439880212
ISBN-13: 9781439880210
Edition: 2nd 2013 (Revised)
Authors: Randall I. Atlas
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Description: Once overlooked as a minor and ineffective tactic in the mitigation and prevention of terrorism and violent crime, Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) has undergone dramatic changes since the September 11 attacks. The most  More...

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Book details

Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: CRC Press LLC
Publication date: 6/25/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 954
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 4.290

Once overlooked as a minor and ineffective tactic in the mitigation and prevention of terrorism and violent crime, Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) has undergone dramatic changes since the September 11 attacks. The most up-to-date reevaluation of CPTED since 2000, 21stCentury Security and CPTEDreflects updates and amendments to the rules for security in the built environment and presents the knowledge and practice of CPTED as applied to today'¬"s world of threats, including street crime, workplace violence, and terrorism. Edited by America'¬"s premier architect, criminologist, and Certified Protection Professional, and boasting contributions from the world'¬"s top CPTED practitioners, this book represents the first collection of CPTED information to be readily accessible to the architectural and law enforcement communities. Facilitating understanding across fields, it explains the architecture process to security directors and the security design process to architects. Providing step-by-step guidelines for applying real-world concepts, principles, and processes for building security and CPTED, the book starts with the risk threat assessment and considers relevant factors and variables all the way through construction and post-occupancy evaluation. Highly relevant to critical infrastructure protection, the book demonstrates CPTED implementation in high-security environments, as well as public and private sector buildings, parks, ATMs, and schools. It addresses specialization in security system design and planning, crime prevention, blast mitigation, and chemical, biological, and nuclear threat protection. A practical resource and guide for architects, security directors, law enforcement, Homeland Security professionals, and building and property managers, 21stCentury Security and CPTED addresses how CPTED is applicable to critical infrastructure protection in the continuing effort for homeland security.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Editor
Contributors
What, Me Worry?
Getting Started
Challenge of Architecture in a Free Society: Form Follows Function
Introduction to Planning of a Building
Interface between Architects and Engineers
Understanding CPTED and Situational Crime Prevention
Second-Generation CPTED: Rise and Fall of Opportunity Theory
Premises Liability: Design against Premises Security Negligence Lawsuits
Offensible Space
Terrorism and Infrastructure Protection: Risks and Protection
Problem Seeking before Problem Solving: Assessing Threats and Risks
Problem Seeking before Problem Solving: CYA: Cover Your Assets
Problem Seeking before Problem Solving: Vulnerability Assessment
Problem Seeking before Problem Solving: Risk Assessment
Problem Solving (Finally!): Mitigation Options: Or Be Careful What You Ask for, You May Get It! Be Clear What You Ask for!
Designing for Explosive Resistance
Protecting Buildings and Infrastructure with CPTED
ATRiM for Critical Infrastructure Protection
Codes and Standards of Care for Infrastructure Protection: Or, Complaining Is Pretending You Have a Choice!
Designing Safe Healthcare Facilities: Hospitals and Medical Facilities
Designing Safe Communities and Neighborhoods
Creating Safe and Secure Environments for Schools and Colleges
Designing Safe ATMs
Designing Safe Gas Stations and Convenience Stores
CPTED Considerations for Office Buildings
Parking Lots and Garages
Landscape and Site Design
Designing Safe Green Spaces and Parks
Lighting Provides Choice
Security Lighting: Part 2
LEED, GREEN, and MEAN: Security versus Sustainability: Conflict or Compatibility
Graphics, Signage, and Wayfinding for Security
Measuring Success
Fast Money or Fast Food: A CPTED Case Study
Implementing CPTED
Conducting a CPTED Survey
Epilogue
Index

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