Car Park Security

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With every asset protection strategy, a holistic approach is critical and good car park security is not different.

Car Park Security draws upon Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) principles i.e.

At Crownland Security we integrate the four CPTED, PPS Principals and Components into our car park security strategy.

  • Natural surveillance,
  • Natural access control,
  • Territorial reinforcement,
  • Maintenance
  • Target hardening.

The CPTED concept is simple; if buildings and properties can be designed to prevent damage from the forces of the elements and natural disasters; they should also be designed to prevent crime.

CPTED initiatives seamlessly align with Physical Protection Systems (PPS).

An effective Physical Protection System integrates policy & procedures, people, and equipment & technologies for the protection of assets or facilities against theft, sabotage, or other malevolent intruder attacks.

The effectiveness of the system is determined by the way in which strategies within each component interact with each other within the facility.

Our security objective:
  • Assist in ensuring a memorable parking experience for all customers
  • Ensure safety of all person using the facility
  • Minimise, if not eliminate harm to property
  • Minimise, if not eradicate anti-social behaviour
  • Encourage the lawful use of the facility and its amenities
Effective Car Park Security Requires A Holistic Approach Incorporating Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design & Physical Protection Systems.
Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design Principles
  • Natural surveillance
  • Natural access control
  • Territorial reinforcement
  • Maintenance
  • Target hardening
Physical Protection System Principles
  • Policy & procedures,
  • People
  • Property (Assets)
Physical Protection System Components
  • Deter / Deny
  • Detect,
  • Delay,
  • Response
  • Apprehend
The Effectiveness Of The System Is Determined By The Way In Which Strategies Within Each Component Interact With Each Other Within The Facility.
  • Controlled Access: defined boundaries and clear defined vehicle and pedestrian access, boom gates and vehicle priority systems, effective ticketing system, proximity cards and proximity card readers and licence plate recognition and LIDAR technology and more…
  • Space and activity management: Encourage legitimate use of the space and respect for the space through signage, PA announcements, effective CCTV monitoring, lighting, patrol of the car park and timely investigation of suspicious activity.
  • Maintenance and general upkeep of the facility: a well-managed facility can contribute to the perception of potential criminals and adversaries as the facility is too difficult to carry out criminal activity or potential harm without being detected.
  • CCTV: Surveillance also part of the detection stage is when the control operator can observe and record all activities within and around the facility . Layout, orientation, landscaping, use of security and patrols, and sensor lighting all contribute to the effectives of the overall strategy.


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