Crime Prevention

The Madison Police Department Crime Prevention Officer provides training to businesses, service groups, citizens, and other organizations in the City of Madison.

The goal of the Madison Police Department's Crime Prevention Unit is to provide programs and strategies to reduce crime and create community partners throughout Madison. Our trainings focus on methods used to prevent crime and encourage community engagement.

Trainings offered:

  • CPTED (Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design)
  • Neighborhood Watch
  • Security Audits
  • Planning and response to Active Shooter
  • Workplace Violence
  • Personal Safety
  • Scam Prevention
  • Computer Safety
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Trainings can be tailored to the need of the requesting organization.

For more information or to schedule training contact Crime Prevention Coordinator Rodney Wilson at rwilson@cityofmadison.com or (608) 266-4238 .

May 23, 2016 11:01 AM

Natural Surveillance is a CPTED concept.  CPTED stands for Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design. Natural Surveillance is the placement of structures, landscaping features, activities, and people in a way that maximizes your view of the area.  This allows you to see what is … [read more]

May 11, 2016 11:04 AM

Natural Access Control is a CPTED concept.  CPTED stands for Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design. Natural Access Control is defined as a means to control access to the business or house. People are guided through the space by the placement of sidewalks, entrances, and … [read more]

May 2, 2016 1:36 PM

CPTED stands for Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design. During the next three weeks I will share these concepts with you. The concepts involved in CPTED are Natural Access Control, Natural Surveillance, and Territorial Reinforcement. If you have questions about crime prevention … [read more]

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