Crime Prevention Program

This lesson discusses theories of workplace crime how these theories might be used to minimize occurrence.

Who Can Apply:

The course is open for everyone.

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Program Details

  • Crime Theories: Various crime theories discussed including routine activity theory, rational choice theory, crime pattern theory, broken window theory.
  • Crime Prevention Program: Primary and secondary crime prevention, crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED), situational crime prevention (SCP).
  • Procedural Approach to Crime Prevention: Procedure and polices to prevent and deter crimes in workplace to create safe and prospering environment.

Course Contents:

  • Introduction to Crime Prevention.
  • Theories of criminal motivation.
  • Adversary path analysis.
  • An introduction to risk analysis through research.
  • Crime prevention theory and practice.
  • Creating effective physical security.
  • Economic crime and crime prevention.
  • Procedural approaches to crime prevention
  • Crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED) concepts
  • Ethics and integrity
  • Background screening
  • Whistleblowing
  • Suspect surveillance and crime prevention design projects

Who is this course for?

The “Crime Prevention” course offered by IFPO is typically designed for a broad audience of security professionals, law enforcement personnel, and individuals interested in enhancing their knowledge and skills in crime prevention. This course may be beneficial for:

  • Security Professionals: Individuals working in various security roles, including security officers, guards and managers, who want to develop expertise in crime prevention strategies.
  • Law Enforcement Personnel: Police officers and other law enforcement professionals seeking additional training and insights into crime prevention methodologies.
  • Security Managers and Supervisors: Individuals in leadership roles within security teams or organizations who are responsible for developing and implementing crime prevention programs.
  • Facility Managers: Professionals responsible for the security of physical spaces, such as buildings, campuses, or facilities, who want to enhance their ability to prevent criminal activities.

Who is this course for?


  • Community Leaders: Individuals involved in community safety initiatives or neighborhood watch programs looking to improve their crime prevention knowledge and practices.
  • Consultants: Security consultants and advisors who wish to expand their expertise in crime prevention and offer specialized services to clients.
  • Students and Aspiring Professionals: Those studying or considering a career in security, law enforcement, or related fields who want to gain a foundational understanding of crime prevention principles.
  • Anyone Interested in Crime Prevention: Individuals from various backgrounds who have a general interest in understanding and contributing to crime prevention efforts within their communities or workplaces.

It’s important to note that the specific target audience may vary based on the depth and complexity of the course content. As the course is designed to cover a range of crime prevention topics, it can be suitable for both entry-level professionals and experienced practitioners seeking to deepen their knowledge in the field.