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Secured by Design (SBD)

Secured by Design (SBD) is the official police security initiative that works to improve the security of buildings and their immediate surroundings to provide safe places to live, work, shop and visit.

SBD’s product based accreditation scheme – the Police Preferred Specification - provides a recognised standard for all security products that can deter and reduce crime.

There are currently many hundreds of companies producing thousands of attack resistant crime prevention products, across 30 different crime categories, which have achieved Police Preferred Specification.

Product Search

Search through our database for Police Preferred Specification products

Secured by Design Member Companies

Companies that have achieved Police Preferred Specification status

Specialist Design Guides

Design Guides to assist with building, design and construction

Crime Prevention & Security Advice

Advice from Vehicle Security to Cyber Security to help you stay safe