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The City of Portland, Oregon

Community & Civic Life

Promote the common good

Main: 503-823-4519

City/County Info: 503-823-4000

TDD: 503-823-6868

1221 SW 4th Ave, Suite 110, Portland, OR 97204

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED)

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) is the proper design, maintenance, and use of the built environment to enhance the quality of life and reduce the incidence and fear of crime. This form provides an outline of CPTED strategies that can help make your residence more crime resistant and increase your overall feeling of safety.