University students find out about SBD’s crime prevention work

Officer Lyn Poole at Canterbury Christ Church University

University students heard about the preventative side of policing today, as Secured by Design Development (SBD) Officer Lyn Poole visited Canterbury Christ Church University and spoke with students undertaking a policing course about the work that SBD undertake on behalf of the Police Service across the UK.

Lyn Poole

The students also heard from Linda Mason, one of Kent Police’s SBD trained Designing Out Crime Officers, who spoke about her front line role working with architects, developers and local authority planners to design out crime long before construction begins.

Linda Mason