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Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) enables security professionals to leverage natural elements to influence human behavior.  Our job is to eliminate all the excuses for why people do not comply with the rules. ‘I didn’t know where to go.’ ‘There was no signage guiding me to check in to the front desk.’”   –Art Hushen, president National Institute on Crime Prevention, Inc. Territorial ReinforcementUsing clear signage, barriers, or hedges to delineate between public spaces and private property.  Natural Access Control Using shrubs, hedges, or other barriers to keep people on designated walkways and away from secure areas.  Natural Surveillance Enabling clear lines of sight from the lobby so staff can detect and report suspicious behavior in real time.





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