Setting Us Apart

Secured By Design (SBD) is the UK Police backed initiative to support products that adhere to standards to make the job of a would-be burglar hard.

The standard focuses on crime prevention in homes and commercial premises, by combining standards of physical security and well-tested principles of natural surveillance and defensible space.

SBD was established in 1999 and was owned by the ACPO (Association of Chief Police Officers). With the closure of the Association of Chief Police Officers this highly successful organisation is now owned by the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) on behalf of the UK police services and will draw Directors from several police forces.

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