Rachel Armitage, a Criminology professor at the University of Huddersfield, identified key principles in environmental design to prevent crime.


According to Armitage’s study, homes at cul-de-sacs or dead ends are difficult to rob because they have limited access. Those along main roads, meanwhile, are easy to victimize because the noise can mask the break-ins. Houses on corner lots are at risk too because of multiple entry points.

Period1 Dec 2017

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