University nets crime prevention award

The safety of the University of Leicester’s campus has been officially acknowledged with a police award.

Secured Environments is a police certification scheme awarded to organisations which have adopted six key principles for protecting themselves against crime.

The University received accreditation after demonstrating its commitment to safety and security and fostering a secure and conducive environment for its students, staff, and visitors. 

Laurence Perkins, Interim Deputy Director of Campus Services, said: “We are passionate about providing a safe environment to enable our community to flourish, and so I am extremely pleased that we have been awarded the three year Secured Environments accreditation.

Secured Environments Accreditation has been developed through the partnership of Police Crime Prevention Initiatives (Police CPI) and Perpetuity Research and Consultancy International (PRCI) a specialist in community safety, crime risk management & security management. 

Find out more about the award by visiting the Secured Environments website.