International Crime Prevention Specialist (ICPS) designation

The International Crime Prevention Specialist (ICPS) program gives participants three-days of comprehensive crime prevention training which will provide students with comprehensive knowledge covering nineteen, key core areas.

The following topics are covered during the three-day training:

History of Crime Prevention 

Deter, Detect, Delay
  (Three Lines of Defense)


Auto Theft 

Identity Theft

Con Games

Child Safety 

Crimes against Older Adults

School Safety 

Community Engagement

Lighting for Security  

Security Surveys 

Armed Robbery 

Multi-Housing Crime Prevention

Personal Safety 

Internet Safety 

Rural Crime Prevention

Construction Site Crime Prevention

Retail Crime Prevention

This training is open to anyone interested in learning more about crime prevention including crime prevention officers, crime prevention specialists, unit supervisors, volunteers, neighborhood watch coordinators, loss prevention managers and security professionals. 

The cost of the training is $325 U.S. per person.  The training includes 3 days of training, testing & test fees, the new 300 page ICPS Crime Prevention Curriculum and a one-year membership per attendee to the ISCPP.  Successful candidates will earn the ICPS professional designation which they can place after their name.  


All Instructors have attained the ICPS designation and are or have been practicing crime prevention specialist with exceptional presentation skills. There may also be instructors who have experience in a particular crime prevention topic.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. Students are given a 200 question test at the end of the class.

Students must achieve a passing grade of 75%. The majority of students complete the test satisfactorily.

  • A 300 page crime prevention resource book.
  • A one-year membership to the ISCPP.
  • An ISCPP membership pin and if successful
  • the ICPS designation which can appear after your name along with the ICPS pin.

No, annual or bi-annual testing is required for re-certification. Successful students will receive the ICPS designation from the ISCPP stating that you have demonstrated basic knowledge of crime prevention.

Upcoming events

    • 2021-04-10
    • (EDT)
    Join waitlist

    In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, I am pleased to announce that the ISCPP’s International Crime Prevention Specialist (ICPS) course will be transitioning to an online platform.  The first online course will feature a revamped and updated course and is expected to be offered in early 2021.  

    Join the waitlist now to be added to future emails about the online course.

Past events

2020-10-13 ICPS Training - Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2019-05-07 ICPS Training - Chandler, AZ
2018-09-20 ISCPP Night on the Town - Symposium 2018
2018-09-20 Symposium 2018
2018-09-17 ICPS Training - Pre-Symposium
2018-06-06 ICPS Training - Muscle Shoals
2018-04-24 ICPS Training - Fortuna, CA
2016-09-15 Night in Historic Central City
2016-09-15 2016 Symposium - Vendor & Sponsor Registration
2016-09-15 Symposium 2016 & Combo Packages
2016-09-12 Pre-Symposium 2016 - Training and Testing
2016-06-22 ICPS Training - Albuquerque, NM
2016-04-04 ICPS Training - Scottsdale, AZ
2016-02-10 ICPS Training - Jacksonville, AL
2015-10-27 ICPS Training - Salem, OR
2015-09-28 ICPS Training - Las Vegas, Nevada
2015-05-11 ICPS Training - Red Deer, Canada
2015-04-28 ICPS Training - Arapahoe County (Centennial), Colorado
2015-04-20 ICPS Training - Charleston, South Carolina
2015-04-07 ICPS Training - Scottsdale, AZ
2015-02-10 ICPS Training - Jacksonville, AL
2014-12-01 ICPS Training - Jakarta, Indonesia
2014-11-24 ICPS Training - Manila, Philippines
2014-11-17 ICPS Training - Singapore
2014-11-12 ICPS Training - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2014-10-20 ICPS Training - Shanghai, China - CANCELLED
2014-10-15 ICPS Training - Hong Kong, China - CANCELLED
2014-10-09 2014 Symposium - Vendor & Sponsor Registration
2014-10-09 Symposium 2014
2014-10-06 Pre-Symposium 2014 - Training and Testing
2014-09-11 ICPS Training - Bangalore, India
2014-09-08 ICPS Training - Chennai, India
2014-09-04 ICPS Training - Mumbai, India
2014-09-01 ICPS Training - New Delhi, India
2014-08-25 ICPS Training - Melbourne, Austrailia
2014-08-20 ICPS Training - Sydney, Austrailia
2014-06-02 ICPS Training - Jakarta, Indonesia
2014-06-02 ICPS Training - Philippines, Manila
2014-05-28 ICPS Training - Penang, Malaysia
2014-05-21 ICPS Training - Singapore
2014-04-21 ICPS Training - Commerce City, CO
2014-02-24 ICPS Training - Bangalore, India
2014-02-20 ICPS Training - Mumbai, India
2014-02-17 ICPS Training - New Delhi, India

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