Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED), Residential and Business Security Surveys – 

Lt. Gary Barrow and Officer James Hamilton have completed the required courses and will soon take the State Exam to become Certified Crime Prevention Specialists. Through their training, they have become certified to conduct Residential Security Surveys, Business Security Surveys, and are also certified in CPTED. Lt. Barrow and Officer Hamilton are able to come to your residence or business and conduct a site survey that will point out deficiencies in the security of your home or business and give you recommendations to increase your security. Officer Hamilton is also certified to conduct security surveys at educational institutions.

These surveys are time-consuming and are limited to only a few per month. The report is confidential and covers everything from doors and windows to landscape and lighting. If you are interested in having a survey completed, please contact Lt. Gary Barrow or Officer Hamilton to schedule an appointment. 

The Greenville Police Department has had this award-winning program for many years and has won competitions all over the State of Texas. Law Enforcement Exploring is a hands-on program open to young men and women who have completed the 6th grade through 20 years old, interested in a career in law enforcement or a related field in the criminal justice system.

The program offers young adults a personal awareness of the criminal justice system through training, practical experiences, competition, and other activities. Additionally, the program promotes personal growth through character development, respect for the rule of law, physical fitness, good citizenship, and patriotism.

Meetings are held every Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to noon at the Greenville Police Department. For more information you can contact Lt. Gary Barrow, Officer James Hamilton, or Reserve Officer CJ Crawford.