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Burlington Police Officer Recruitment

The Burlington Massachusetts Police Department is currently recruiting for new officers.  Anyone interested should go to the Police Exam Solutions website: www.policeexamsolutions.com for more information. Registration for the exam is currently open and the  deadline to apply is October 30, 2014. Exam will be held on November 1, 2014. 

CPTED for Healthcare Facilities Training - November 10 - 12, 2014

The Burlington Police Department in partnership with Lahey Clinic will be offering a specialized training in
Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design

This is a three day (24 Hour) course designed to assist you in evaluating your facility and the surrounding properties utilizing Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) strategies. Those attending will focus on the CPTED premise that the proper design and effective use of the built environment can lead to a reduction in the fear and incidence of crime. Attendees will review the relationship between the built environment and the use of space and how it affects human / criminal behavior. This class is recommended for hospital safety personnel, architects, facility management, emergency management, law enforcement and security personnel.

Topics include

CPTED Concepts and Application
Barriers; Real vs. Symbolic (landscaping & fencing)
Using Public Art & Color as a Crime Prevention Strategy
Lighting for Safety & Human Activity
Conducting a Hospital Risk Assessment Utilizing CPTED Strategies

This class will be useful for anyone wishing to learn about Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design in any environment and at any level. It would be most useful for police officers, crime prevention specialists, crime analysts, emergency managers, infrastructure protection specialists, security personnel, architects, interior designers and hospital administrators.

This training will be especially useful for those who work in healthcare facilities or for public safety personnel and emergency managers in jurisdictions with hospitals and other healthcare facilities.

Tuition for this unique three day opportunity is only $300

An agenda for the three days can be found here: CPTED for Healthcare Facilities

A sign up form is below. If you cannot see the form please sign up here: CPTED Sign Up