Thesis Committee Member(s)
College for Professional Studies
School of Humanities & Social Sciences
Thesis - Open Access
Number of Pages
This comparative study has employed qualitative and quantitative methods to examine the implications of the Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED) theory. Due to significant inconsistencies in prior research, the effectiveness of CPTED in reducing crime rates was examined. Research analysis has examined the elements of CPTED present at three sample apartment complexes located in a large western city and determined if the apartment settings with physical elements consistent with CPTED experienced lower crime rates. Observational qualitative data and quantitative crime rates were applied in a comparative analysis.
Date of Award
© Robyn Radosevich
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Radosevich, Robyn M., "Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design and Crime Rates in Apartment Settings" (2012). Student Publications. 256.