Art Hushen is a thirty-year law enforcement officer having retired from the Tampa Police Department's Special Operations Division. While assigned to the Special Operations Bureau / CPTED Section, he was instrumental in the creation of the Department’s CPTED Unit and Tampa’s first CPTED Ordinance for the Westshore Business District.

As President of NICP, Inc., Art continues a similar process of implementing CPTED concepts and strategies at an international level through training programs and consulting with various government, private sector, and nonprofit groups. Through the implementation of the CPTED Professional Designation (CPD) Program, the NICP has set a standard for professional recognition for those earning the CPD.

Art received his Crime Prevention Practitioner Certification and CPTED Designation through the Florida Crime Prevention Training Institute where he assisted in the creation of the Advanced CPTED program, the State standards for the CPTED Designation, Critical Infrastructure and CPTED, Making Schools Safe by Design program, CPTED for Health Care Facilities, and Lighting for Safety. Art holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology from the University of South Florida.

Art is the Executive Director of the US-CPTED Association, former Chairman of the Florida Design Out Crime Association (FLDOCA) where he received the FLDOCA “Lifetime Achievement Award,” member of the IES Security Lighting Committee, former Board Member of the International CPTED Association (ICA), member of ASIS International, and former member of the ASIS Physical Security Council. Art also serves on the Community Advisory Board and the Development and Scholarship Committee for the University of South Florida's (USF) Department of Criminology.

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Webinar Series: Enhance Hospital Security Through CPTED Principles

In a multi-part webinar series Art Hushen, President of the National Institute of Crime Prevention (NICP, Inc.), will gui...

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