Basic CPTED Training June 2008

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design 


Basic CPTED Training Course 

Image by: Pete Strasser, IDA


Taught by the National Institute of Crime Prevention (NICP) and hosted by IDA.


Learn how proper design and use of the physical environment can lead to a reduction in the incidence and fear of crime in your community. Renowned CPTED instructor and President of the National Institute of Crime Prevention, Art Hushen, is presenting this basic training course in Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design.


Immediately following the IDA 20th Anniversary Annual Meeting and Conference


June 11–13, 2008
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Loews Ventana Canyon Resort
7000 North Resort Drive
Tucson, Arizona 85750


Topics Covered:

  • Understanding CPTED Strategies and Concepts
  • Lighting and CPTED
  • Understanding Site Plans
  • Planning, Zoning, and CPTED
  • Report Writing
  • Barriers — Symbolic and Actual
  • Human Behavior and CPTED
  • Landscaping and CPTED
  • Actual site plan reviews

Who Should Attend?

  • Law Enforcement Officers
  • Crime Prevention Officers
  • School Resource Officers
  • Community Service Officers
  • Security Consultants
  • City Planners
  • Urban Planners
  • Architects
  • City Administrators
  • Educators


Biography: Art Hushen 

Mr. Hushen is the President of the National Institute of Crime Prevention. He received his Crime Prevention Practitioner Certification and CPTED Designation through the Florida Crime Prevention Training Institute where he assisted in the creation of the Advanced CPTED program and the State standards for the CPTED Designation. He also is currently an instructor for the Florida Attorney General’s Office specializing in Basic and Advanced CPTED and CPTED in Schools. Art is an Adjunct Instructor for Fox Valley Technical College specializing in CPTED. He is recognized as a Crime Prevention Specialist through the International Society of Crime Prevention Practitioners and is a graduate of the National Crime Prevention Institute, Fox Valley College, and the American Crime Prevention Institute in both Basic and Advanced CPTED. Art holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology from the University of South Florida


Art is the Past Chairman of the Florida CPTED Network (FCN), Past Board Member of the International CPTED Association (ICA), and Past President of the Sun Coast Crime Prevention Association. He is a member of the American Planning Association, the South Carolina Planning Association, and the American Society for Industrial Security. He was awarded the Sun Coast Crime Prevention Association Crime Prevention Practitioner of the Year for 2000. He retired from the Tampa Police Department in 2006.



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