Current 2014 Trainings Scheduled

Introduction to Crime Prevention - 3 Day Course Training

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The Ohio Crime Prevention Association offers a three-day Introduction to Crime Prevention Course© for law enforcement professionals interested in beginning crime prevention initiatives or those interested in refreshing their knowledge. Effective Crime Prevention has been seen as a key strategy in reducing crime and violence in our communities. his comprehensive course is designed to address local community issues ranging from physical security to violence prevention. The course is tailored to the needs of today’s crime prevention and community policing practitioners, and places great emphasis on programmatic initiatives giving the practitioners the knowledge, tools and resources to do their jobs successfully.

Crime Prevention is the anticipation, recognition and the appraisal of a crime risk and the initiation of some action to remove or reduce it. Crime Prevention means working in partnership, rather than in isolation, and working with concerned citizens to address ways to prevent crime and drug abuse. It means communities and individual citizens learning how to protect themselves and to work together to keep their neighborhoods crime and drug free. It means law enforcement working with communities, businesses, and service organizations to develop action plans based on information about crime and other problems.


  • History Theory of Practice of Crime Prevention: Historical Overview, Theory and Practice

  • Professional Resources & Development: Community Programs, Youth Issues and Programs, Crime Analysis, Crime Prevention Marketing, Presentation and Facilitation, Time Management, Identity and Nurture Potential Leaders, Challenges

  • Homeland Security: Emergency Response Security

  • Physical Security: Burglary Prevention, Facility Security, Farm/Rural Crime Prevention, Loss Prevention, Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design

  • Personal Safety and Security: Personal Safety, Crime Prevention for Youth, Crime Prevention for Seniors, Prevention of Cyber Crimes, Violence Prevention


  • Crime Prevention Practitioners and Loss Prevention Managers

  • Crime & Loss Prevention Professionals interested in refreshing their knowledge

  • Community Policing Officers, DARE Officers, School Resource Officers and other interested law enforcement personnel

  • Citizens involved in Community Policing or Crime Prevention efforts

  • Chiefs & Sheriff’s interested in starting Crime Prevention programs in their communities

INSTRUCTORS: Instructors are known in their profession throughout Ohio with multiple years of expertise in law enforcement, crime prevention, and loss prevention. All the instructors for this course are Ohio Certified Crime Prevention Specialists, are active in their profession, and are members of and certified to instruct by the Ohio Crime Prevention Association.

TRAINING COSTS: $190.00 for the 3-day course. Training will be held daily from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Training cost covers training and training materials. The Crime Prevention Specialist Exam [$50 Fee] will be offered the last day of the course. For further information and details on how to become an OCPA Certified Crime Prevention Specialist, please visit the OCPA web-site at If needed, lodging and meals are the responsibility of each registrant.


MAY 5—7, 2014
Anderson Township Center
7850 Five Mile Road
Anderson Township, OH 45230

JUNE 2—4, 2014
Ross County Law Complex
28 N. Paint Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601

JUNE 16—18, 2014
Cuyahoga Community College
Western Campus—Room G-04
11000 W. Pleasant Valley Road
Parma, OH 44130

SEPTEMBER 8—10, 2014
Columbus Police Training Academy
1000 North Hague Avenue
Columbus, OH 43204


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2014 Intro to Crime Prevention Training 3 Day Course

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March 5—7, 2014

Northern Ohio - Massillon

Jackson Township Police Department

June 2—4, 2014

Southern Ohio - Chillicothe

Ross County Law Complex

June 16—18, 2014

Northern Ohio - Parma

Cuyahoga Community College

September 8—10, 2014

Central Ohio - Columbus

Columbus Police Training Academy


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