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Busan Redesigns Inner City Alleys for Crime Prevention

Busan Redesigns Inner City Alleys for Crime Prevention

BUSAN, Jan. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Dark and intimidating alleyways have become warm and brightly lit walking paths as Busan continues to make efforts to reduce crime. The Busan Metropolitan Police Agency announced on January 16 that it had undertaken “crime prevention through environmental design” (CPTED) in two alleys located in Bugok 2-dong, Geumgjong District [...]

Gwangju to Prevent Crime Through Environmental Design

Gwangju to Prevent Crime Through Environmental Design

GWANGJU, March 30 (Korea Bizwire) – The southeastern city of Gwangju is adopting a new approach to deterring crime called Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED), which will see a number of areas in the city redesigned in hopes of influencing offenders’ thinking before committing crimes. The municipal government announced yesterday plans to redesign two neighborhoods [...]

Busan Using Environmental Design for Crime Prevention

Busan Using Environmental Design for Crime Prevention

BUSAN, Oct. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – CPTED, crime prevention through environmental design, is an environmental design project specific for deterring criminal activities in crime-vulnerable neighborhoods.  The idea is to create a surrounding that would discourage illegal activities, and can range from smaller-scale design, such as installing additional windows overlooking shaded sidewalks, to major renovations, including [...]