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WSU graduate student models Spokane neighborhood for prediction, prevention of burglary

Neighborhood-model-80By Alyssa Patrick, College of Engineering and Architecture

SPOKANE, Wash. – Crime prevention theories suggest that when a burglar decides to rob a house, he or she chooses a home that gives passers-by a poor view of entry points such as doors, windows and garages. » More …

Spring lecture series focuses on crime-prevention

SPOKANE – No matter where you live, crime prevention is a key to community safety. How does design fit in the mix and help us stay ahead of the crime? The Design Institute at Washington State University Spokane is hosting “”Designing Products Against Crime: A Think Thief Orientation,” a lecture that will address those questions and give a few tips on planning a community to stay ahead of
crime.

Paul Ekblom, professor and co-director of Design Against Crime Research Centre at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London will … » More …