Randall Atlas - Atlas Safety & Security Design, Inc.



Randall Atlas
Atlas Safety & Security Design, Inc.
333 Las Olas Way Apt. 1605
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301

(305) 756-5027

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Randall Atlas
Atlas Safety & Security Design, Inc.

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(305) 756-5027


ATLAS SAFETY & SECURITY DESIGN, INC. is an independent, non-vested, architectural security design consulting firm which provides services to Architects, Owners, and Developers in the private and public governmental sectors. We specialize in the planning, design, and construction of criminal justice facilities, building security, anti-terrorism and infrastructure protection design, safety, and accessibility features in all types of buildings such as apartment buildings, office buildings, shopping centers and plazas, parks and recreation, parking garages and lots, nightclubs and restaurants, schools and universities, jails, prisons, courthouses, and police facilities.

ATLAS SAFETY & SECURITY DESIGN, INC. is a leader in the industry, with extensive experience in large building projects that require security in the early stages of the design process for full integration of CPTED concepts into the facility and infrastructure.

ATLAS SAFETY & SECURITY DESIGN, INC. is a certified Micro/Small Business Enterprise in Miami Dade County. We are a registered vendor in the categories of  Safety & Security Consulting, Crime Prevention Services, Feasibility Studies, Security Systems, and General Consulting Services, and are certified  as a Title  II ADA Consultant.  ATLAS SAFETY & SECURITY DESIGN, INC. has  A/E Pre -Qualification Certification and certified as a Small Business Enterprise in Miami Dade County. We are certifed in Broward County as a Women Owned Small Business Enterprise, certified as a minorty business enterprise for the North Broward Hospital District, a WBE for the Broward County School Board, a WBE for the Miami Dade County Public Schools, and we are certified as a WBE for the City of Miami.

Randall Atlas is America‚Äôs 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 Counter Terror Design Inc., and vice-president of Atlas Safety & Security Design Inc., both based in Miami, Florida. He is a registered architect in Florida, nationally accredited with National Council Architectural Registration Board (N.C.A.R.B.), and a member of the American Institute of Architects.  Dr. Atlas is a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) from the American Society of Industrial Security, a member 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 CPTED 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) for the National Crime Prevention Institute (NCPI), which is part of the University of Louisville. He has conducted over 200 workshops and seminars on CPTED and Critical Infrastructure Protection around the world and has uniquely combined the fields of architecture, security, and criminology. Dr. Atlas serves as an adjunct professor in architecture and criminal justice at Florida Atlantic University College of Architecture and teaches one of the few CPTED classes in the world to architecture and criminal justice students. He also teaches criminal justice classes for Keiser University.

Dr. Atlas has conducted a risk vulnerability assessment security survey for major transportation systems such as the Miami-Dade Transit System, which included the rapid rail system, the bus system, garages and parking facilities. Dr. Atlas also examined MARTA, BART, Chicago and Washington DC transit systems as part of the Metro Dade Study. Dr. Atlas has been appointed to the Oklahoma City National Memorial Institute of the Prevention of Terrorism peer review panel, and was a technical assistance security consultant for U.S. HUD and subsequently conducted CPTED surveys for public housing properties around the Country. Dr. Atlas has conducted CPTED security surveys for many school environments including: 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. Atlas has assessed hospitals and office buildings including Jackson Memorial Hospital and Trauma Center in Miami, Palm Springs Hospital, the Discovery Channel Headquarters Building in Bethesda, and the Sony headquarters building in San Diego, and many other types of buildings around the United States. Dr. Atlas has designed jails, prisons, and courthouse facilities around the Country as a consultant to various architecture firms. Dr. Atlas has conducted homeland security critical infrastructure assessments on over 100 facilities in Miami Dade County, and for several utilities and power companies within the U.S.

Dr. Atlas is a regular contributor to the Security Management Magazine, Protection of Assets Manual, Access Control Magazine, Security Technology and Design Magazine. Dr. Atlas has served as an expert witness on premises liability cases and adequacy of security in hundreds of litigation cases.  His writings and research have often set the standard of care that is used in the courts today. Atlas authored the book 21st Century Security and CPTED in 2008. For more information call 800-749-6029 or go to http://www.cpted-security.com