Randy Atlas is America’s only architect / criminologist. Atlas received his Doctor of Criminology from Florida State University, a Master’s 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 is a Fellow with 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. Atlas is a professor at Florida Atlantic University where he teaches a CPTED course on line for the schools of Architecture and Criminal Justice. 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. Atlas authored the book 21st Century Security and CPTED in 2008, and the new 2nd Edition in 2013. Dr. Atlas has conducted a risk vulnerability assessment security survey for many school environments including: Georgetown University, Tennessee State University; Harvard University Science Building; Barry University; University of Louisville; Ohio State University; University of Miami; and the Clark Country School District in Las Vegas; Bibb County Georgia: Chicago School District, Lowell Ma School District, Richmond VA School District, Broward County School District.