Chattanooga Police Department Sponsors Crime Prevention Training For Businesses

Friday, September 6, 2019

The Chattanooga Police Department is sponsoring free crime prevention training primarily designed for business stakeholders who are interested in making their facility and employees as safe as possible. A nationally accredited Crime Prevention Specialist from the University of Tennessee’s Law Enforcement Innovation Center will lead the course and a translator will be present for Hispanic/Latino business owners and employees.

The instruction will incorporate Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) principles and demonstrate how environment can influence criminal behavior, as well as decrease the opportunity for crime.

Topics covered include security assessments, locking mechanisms, alarm systems, access control and more. 

The training will be held on Nov. 13 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Coca-Cola Bottling Company, 2111 West Shepherd Road in Chattanooga.

Registration must be completed in advance. To register, RSVP with name, email and company name to Sharon Sexton at Sharon.Sexton@Tennessee.edu.


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