CPTED for Police Facilities and Corrections Facilities

The proper administration of justice requires having adequate facilities to conduct the necessary services, programs, and activities for ensuring swift and equal justice. As law enforcement facilities may need to replace, renovate, or expand, it becomes crucial to have well-defined and clear goals for space needs, security needs, and operational requirements. Atlas Safety and Security Design Inc. has decades of extensive experience in understanding past trends and predicting future space, technology, and operational needs. Our services include:

Police Facilities

  • Facilities Master Planning
  • Personnel and Space Forecasts
  • Operational Evaluation
  • Spatial Standards and Need Assessment
  • Site Evaluation
  • Facility Development Programming and Planning
  • Architectural Security Design
  • Security System Design and Specification
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Corrections Facilities

  • Facility Master Planning
  • Policy and Procedure Evaluation and Development
  • Evaluation of Institutional Security and Custody Practices
  • Security Needs Analysis of Vehicular, Personnel, and Products Movement Requirements
  • “Ligature resistant” Suicide Prevention Design
  • Development of Site Plan Concepts, Preliminary Building Form & Massing Concepts
  • Security and ADA Title II Accessibility Audit of Adult Institutions and Local Detention Centers
  • Analysis of Expansion Capabilities
  • Architectural Programming, Post Occupancy Evaluations
  • Prepare Independent Assessment of the Relative Merit of Firms Under Consideration
  • Identification of Fire Detection, Building Security, Access Control, and Perimeter Protection Systems
  • Planning and Design of Jails and Prisons
  • Suicide Prevention Analysis and Design
  • Inmate and Staff Violence Reduction Services
  • Public Hearing and Community Presentation Facilitation and Assistance
  • Expert Witness Testimony
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Our Security & CPTED Book

Designing for Critical Infrastructure Protection and Crime Prevention

21st Century 2nd Ed Book CoverBased on the tenets of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED), the updated edition of this popular reference blends new design elements with the latest best-practice security measures. Illustrated with hundreds of photographs and line drawings, the text emphasizes consideration of security aspects throughout the design process, including how to take stock of open spaces, avoid blind corners, and use landscaping to create secure spaces.