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.

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