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ICPS Training - Scottsdale, AZ

  • 2016-04-04
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  • 2016-04-06
  • (MST)
  • 3 sessions
  • 2016-04-04, 8:00 AM 5:00 PM (MST)
  • 2016-04-05, 8:00 AM 5:00 PM (MST)
  • 2016-04-06, 8:00 AM 5:00 PM (MST)
  • Scottsdale Police Department Via Linda District classroom, 9065 E Via Linda, Scottsdale, AZ 85258
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  • The cost of the training is $325 (US) per person. Registrants will receive a copy of the ICPS Crime Prevention Curriculum, Training and Testing Fees, and a one-year membership to the ISCPP.

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The International Society of Crime Prevention Practitioners (ISCPP) in cooperation with the Scottsdale Police Department will present a three-day International Crime Prevention Specialist (ICPS) Training – featuring the new 2016 curriculum – on April 4-6, 2016, that will culminate with the ISCPP’s ICPS Test.  The training will be held at the Scottsdale Police Department’s Via Linda District classroom, 9065 E Via Linda, Scottsdale, AZ 85258.  

The three-day Training will give attendees a solid foundation of crime prevention knowledge and the resources and network contacts to continue their study after the Training.  It won’t make you an instant crime prevention expert – that takes years of study and fieldwork – but it will give you the basics and the resources so you can continue to learn and improve!

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 per person and includes 2 and ½ days of training, test fees, the new 300 page ICPS Crime Prevention Curriculum and a one-year membership per attendee to the ISCPP.

This three-day training will cover the following 19 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


Kathy Cassell, ICPS - has been serving the Las Vegas Metro Police Department since 1982. She is currently assigned to the Northwest Area Command. 

Kathy’s duties are vast and include public presentations, assistance, coordination and implementation of a variety of crime prevention strategies. Crime Prevention Specialists are responsible for maintaining a current knowledge of various crime prevention measures and practices and to use that knowledge to inform and educate community members, as well as Department members, on these issues. Kathy also assists in coordinating and presenting crime prevention messages throughout the Las Vegas community via television, radio and print media.

Kathy serves an LVMPD instructor, is the Region IV Director for the ISCPP and is often a Subject Matter Expert for the National Crime Prevention Council in Washington, DC.  Kathy holds certifications in basic and advanced CPTED. 

Officer Jason Glenn, ICPS - has been serving the Scottsdale Police Department for over 19 years.  During this time Officer Glenn has worked in the following assignments: Patrol Officer, Field Training Officer, School Resource Officer, Field Training Administrative Officer, and Crime Prevention Officer.  

Officer Glenn’s current assignment is the Crime Prevention Officer for the Foothills District and a Terrorism Liaison Officer. Officer Glenn is a member of the SPD Crisis Negotiator Team.

Officer Glenn earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Arizona State University in Justice Studies and his Master’s Degree from Northern Arizona University in Education.  Officer Glenn previously worked as an Adjunct Faculty Member at a local University in the College of Justice Studies and Security.

Officer Kory Sneed, ICPS - is a Crime Prevention Officer for the Scottsdale Police Department in Arizona.  He has served as a police officer for 21 years and a Crime Prevention Officer for 11 years.  He has also worked patrol, School Resource Officer, DARE Officer and Bike Squad.  

Officer Sneed instructs CPTED internationally and has served as Director of Training and Vice President of the Arizona Crime Prevention Association.  His crime prevention areas of expertise include: CPTED, Residential and Commercial Security Surveys, Site Plan Reviews, Personal Safety, Child Safety.

Bruce Wall, ICPS – is a Crime Prevention Police Aide for the Scottsdale Police Department.  He has worked in crime prevention since 1994 for the Glendale (Arizona) Police Department and the City of Scottsdale. Since 2000, Bruce has served on the Board of Directors of the ISCPP, and has coordinated the ICPS Trainings in Arizona since 2006. 

Bruce has a Master of Science Degree from Arizona State University.  He is a past president of both the Arizona Crime Prevention Association and the ISCPP.  His crime prevention areas of specialty include: CPTED, Security Assessments, Lighting, and Child Safety.

There may be other instructors who are either designated ICPS or subject matter experts for a particular subject.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Is this a certification class?  No, this is not a certification class.  Once you pass the ICPS Test, you will receive the ICPS designation from the ISCPP stating you have demonstrated basic knowledge of crime prevention.  If this was a certification class, it would require re-certification annually or bi-annually.

Is there a test at the end of the class and is it easy?  Students who attend the training find the test to be challenging, but most people will complete the test satisfactorily.  If you haven’t attended the training, most people find the test ranging from daunting to impossible.

What do I receive at the end of the class? A 300 page crime prevention resource book, a one-year membership to the ISCPP, and hopefully the ICPS designation.

DATE: April 4-6, 2016

TIME: The Training will begin at 8:00 am and continue until 5:00 pm each day.  

LOCATION: Scottsdale Police Department Via Linda District classroom, 9065 E Via Linda, Scottsdale, AZ 85258

PAYMENT: Checks, money orders and purchase orders are accepted.  Credit Card payments are available on our website at You can pay through the Paypal system.  To hold a spot in this training, please email Payments are due to the ISCPP by March 15, 2016.  Make checks or purchase orders payable to the ISCPP and mail to: 

PO Box 15584
Scottsdale, AZ 85267-5584, USA

HOTEL: If you are coming from out of town, we recommend selecting one of the following hotels located within two miles of the training facility: 

Please note: any taxes and fees charged by the hotel are not included in the quoted rates above.  Web rates were based on December, 2015, inquiries.  It may be possible to get special deals thru discount websites for these hotels.  Please check the hotel’s website to determine if the rates they offer online are less expensive than the government rate.   

PARKING: Parking is available at no charge in the parking lot to the east of the Scottsdale Police Department’s Via Linda District.  

LUNCH: Lunch is on your own each day.  There are approximately 50 restaurants within 5 miles of the training facility with varying costs and menus. 

FINE PRINT: The ISCPP is recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.  Our Federal Tax ID# is available on request.  The ISCPP is a registered corporation in the State of Iowa.  

NOTE: Students will be expected to study/review the material each night to prepare for the ICPS test held during the afternoon of the third day.  

QUESTIONS: Contact Bruce Wall, ICPS at or call (480) 312-2398.


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.

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