Dr Randy Atlas, CPP

Atlas Safety & Sec Design

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Atlas Safety & Sec Design


Randall Atlas is America’s only architect / criminologist. Atlas received his Doctorate of Criminology from Florida State University, a Masters in Architecture from the University of Illinois, and a Bachelor of Criminal Justice degree from University of South Florida. Atlas is president of Atlas Safety & Security Design Inc., based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He is a registered architect in Florida, nationally accredited with National Council Architectural Registration Board (N.C.A.R.B.), and a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects. Dr. Atlas is a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) from the ASIS International, and past chairman of the ASIS Security Architecture and Engineering Council, and an appointed member of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Premises Security Committee, which developed the new NFPA 730/ 731 premises security standards and guidelines. Atlas is a committee member of the American Society Of Testing Materials (ASTM) F33 on Corrections and Detention Facilities, and the ASTM E54 Homeland Security Committee. He is a member of the Florida Design Out Crime network, the International CPTED Association, a member of the International Society of Crime Prevention Practitioners, and the International Association of Counterterrorism and Security Professionals. Dr. Atlas is a nationally recognized trainer and author on Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED). Atlas authored the book 21st Century Security and CPTED in 2008, and the new 2nd Edition in 2013.