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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



Community Engagement

Crime Free

Construction Site Crime Prevention

Rural and Recreational Properties

Retail Crime

School Safety

Child Safety

Personal Safety


Safety for Seniors

Identity Theft

Armed Robbery

Auto Theft

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, a print ready copy of the training materials 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.  

We are currently offering special covid-19 pricing on our class. The current cost is $199 U.S. per person.


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 125 question test at the end of the class.

Students must achieve a passing grade of 80%. The majority of students complete the test satisfactorily.

  • An electronic copy of the training material
  • A one-year membership to the ISCPP.
  • An electronic copy of the ICPS certificate
  • the ICPS designation which can appear after your name.

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. Membership with the ISCPP is required to retain the designation.

Upcoming events

    • 2023-08-08
    • 8:00 AM
    • 2023-08-10
    • 10:30 AM
    • University Police Station at 700 Pelham Road North, Jacksonville, Alabama 36365

    The International Society of Crime Prevention Practitioners (ISCPP) in partnership with the Jacksonville State University Police Department is proud to be offering the three day International Crime Prevention Specialist Training culminating with the ICPS Test. 

    The three day training will give attendees a solid foundation of crime prevention knowledge, crime prevention curriculum to use as a resource after the training, and excellent preparation for the ICPS Test. This course will give a crime prevention practitioner the basic foundations and resources in crime prevention to take into the field and teach crime prevention to the communities in which the practitioner is involved. 

    This three day training will cover 16 core subjects:

    ✰History of Crime Prevention 

    ✰Three Lines of Defense and CPTED

    ✰Auto Theft 

    ✰Identity Theft and Con Games

    ✰Child Safety 

    ✰Crimes against the Elderly

     ✰School Safety 

    ✰Community Outreach 

    ✰Identity Theft 

    ✰Lighting for Security  

    ✰Security Surveys 

    ✰Armed Robbery 

    ✰Multi-Housing Crime Prevention

    ✰Personal Safety 

    ✰Internet Safety 

    ✰Rural and Construction Site Crime Prevention

    Who should attend? Anyone interested in learning more about crime prevention. This includes crime prevention officers, crime prevention specialists, unit supervisors, neighborhood watch coordinators and members, volunteers, loss prevention managers, patrol officers, and security specialists. 

    Instructors: 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. 


    Hampton Inn Jacksonville-Anniston Area
    1041 JD L Drive Jacksonville, Alabama 36265 USA
    Rate: $109 per night
    Online Booking
    Contact: (256) 782-0330 Fax: (256) 782-0336

    Cost: The fee for the training includes the training, testing, curriculum and one-year membership to the ISCPP. The cost is $199 (US). Class is limited to the first 50 in person registrants. Lunch will be on your own each day. 

    Payment: Checks, money orders and purchase orders are accepted. Credit cards are available on our website at You can pay with Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express through the PayPal system.

    Payments are due to ISCPP by July 14, 2023 or at time of registration if date of registration has passed. 

    Questions: For this training,the ISCPP contact is: 
    Rick Davis, ICPS
    Leah Simmons, ICPS -

    The ISCPP is recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Our Federal Tax ID# is available upon request. 

    The ISCPP is a registered corporation in the State of Iowa.  


    Cancellation must be made in writing (e-mail) and only take effect on the date of receipt.

    Cancellation charges will be applied as follows:
    0% – more than 20 working days before the training date.
    50% – between 19 – 6 working days before the training date.
    100% – less than 5 working days before the training date.

Past events

2022-06-06 ICPS - Jacksonville, AL (In-Person)
2022-04-26 ICPS - Online
2021-11-19 ISCPP One Day Symposium - Online
2021-10-19 ICPS - Online
2021-06-15 ICPS - Online
2021-04-06 ICPS Online
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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