School Safety & Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design
Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) is an approach to safety by which the physical environment is changed in and around schools to both promote safety and reduce opportunities for crime. In this video, Christine Koffkey, MPH, discusses the benefits of CPTED, the six components that make it up, and key findings from school principals who implement CPTED strategies.
Christine Koffkey, MPH, is a Research Assistant at the University of Michigan – Flint.
Justin Heinze, PhD, is an Associate Professor at the University of Michigan School of Public Health and serves as Co-Director of the National Center for School Safety.