Crime Prevention Strategies

This is a 4 hour session consisting of (4) 1 hour components. The course provides an introductory level of knowledge on each of the subjects presented. You will be better able to identify factors which create an increased risk of victimization. You will also be equipped with the knowledge to make recommendations to the public based on research and best practices to reduce future victimization.


Robbery prevention techniques

  • Teaching employees what to do in the event of a robbery in order to reduce the likelihood of violence and to preserve evidence
  • Identifying environmental factors and business practices which lead to increased likelihood of victimization
  • Best practices in robbery prevention
  • Developing a prevention plan that a business owner can live with


Counterfeit Money

  • Common methods of counterfeiting
  • Review and analysis of recent cases in Green Bay
  • Classroom demonstration on how to identify characteristics of real and counterfeit bills
  • How businesses should respond when they detect a counterfeit bill


Burglary Prevention (applies to both commercial and residential)

  • Decision making process of offenders
  • Offender profiles and identifying patterns
  • Common entry methods
  • Target hardening techniques and locking devices
  • How to conduct security surveys for both business and residential locations

Security Lighting

  • The link between effective lighting and crime prevention
  • Identifying areas with deficient or ineffective lighting
  • Overview of lighting types and fixtures
  • Developing lighting recommendations balancing economic factors and crime prevention

Security Camera Systems

  • How security systems work
  • Practical applications for private and public safety
  • Technical definitions
  • Considerations for home and business owners who are contemplating installing a camera system
  • Limitations of the technology