How important are the principles of design and layout in deterring residential burglars?
What is it about?
We know what we, as academics, think CPTED is and we know how effective we consider it to be. But what do burglars think? This paper explores the perceptions of a sample of 22 incarcerated burglars, asking them to review of series of images of residential housing and to comment on the features that attract and deter them.
Why is it important?
CPTED has been defined and redefined by academics, practitioners and policy-makers, but what voice has been given to the burglar?
The following have contributed to this page: Prof Rachel A Armitage