Helping to prevent you from becoming a victim of crime.


What is Secured By Design?

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Secured By Design focuses on crime prevention for commercial premises and homes.  Products approved by Secured By Design are awarded 'Police Preferred Specification' status.

Secured By Design is owned by the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) and was formed in 1989.

Secured By Design operates a licensing scheme and includes member companies who are entitled to use the Secured By Design logo and promote the term 'Police Preferred Specification' on products which have passed tests specified by ACPO Secured By Design.

There are four main standards identified by Secured By Design under the 'Police Preferred Specification' scheme.  The four standards are:

Doors and locks


General security

Vehicle security have a range of articles concerning Secured By Design products, these include

Secured By Design protection against thefts from vehicles.

Secured By Design hasp and padlock

Secured By Design SmartWater

Click on the links above to read more about these products.

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