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Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design Practitioner

HISTORY


In 2004, the designation of Florida Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design Practitioner (FCP) was made available to individuals who successfully completed sixty-four hours of comprehensive CPTED courses offered through FCPTI. Designed for crime prevention and community oriented policing officers, planners and architects, the designation provides officers and civilians with the skills necessary to deliver comprehensive CPTED programs to Florida’s residential and commercial industry, as well as local government.

INITIAL DESIGNATION

To earn the Florida CPTED Practitioner Designation, a participant must successfully complete sixty-four hours of instruction offered through FCPTI within a period of two consecutive years. The curriculum includes forty-hours of instruction in Basic Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design and twenty-four hours of Advanced CPTED training provided by FCPTI:

  • Basic Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design is a forty-hour course which teaches a student the proper design and effective use of the physical environment to achieve a more productive use of space and a reduction of crime; and
  • Advanced CPTED is a twenty-four hour course which provides instruction in plan review, report writing, presentation skills, lighting, zoning, and behavioral management.

Students must pass a written examination at the end of each course. Upon successful completion of sixty-four hours of CPTED training, the designation of Florida Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design Practitioner is awarded to the student by the Attorney General's Office.

MAINTAINING THE DESIGNATION

The initial Florida CPTED Practitioner Designation is valid for a period of three years from the date that appears on the Florida CPTED Practitioner designation certificate. To maintain the designation, a Florida CPTED Practitioner must successfully complete the eight hour CPTED Practitioner Update course offered by FCPTI, which provides the Practitioner with current information on CPTED issues and trends. Upon successful completion of a CPTED Practitioner Update course, the designation will be renewed for a period of three years from the date of the Update course.

To download a Florida Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design Practitioner Designation Application, just click the link provided. Florida Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design Practitioner Application



Special certificates and designations earned through the Florida Crime Prevention Training Institute (FCPTI) should not be construed as a "Certification" from the Attorney General's Office.