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Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design
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There is a broad array of policies, programs and tools that communities in California are using to support the creation of safer communities. This is often called Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED), defined as “the proper design and effective use of the built environment that can lead to a reduction in the fear and incidence of crime and an improvement in the quality of life.”  We want to know what cities and counties in California have tried to do in this field.


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