There is a story of a police officer who is in a hand to hand combat with an offender. They struggle in the fight and the offender pulls out a weapon. It’s a firearm. They struggle and the police officer is able to draw his sidearm. He is able to shoot at the offender five times, but the offender is still able to come after him. The officer is shot by the offender. The fight Read More
The purpose of this article is not to scare you, but to let you know the facts so that you aware of you environment and to motivate you to get necessary things done protect yourself and your family.
According to the FBI Statistical Data for 2009, there has been about 1,320,000 Violent Crimes committed in the United States. The Violent Crimes category include Murder, Forcible Rape, Aggravated Read More
One November evening my wife came home to a mess left by burglars. They stole some of our items, nothing really sentimental, but they did steal our sense of security.
On my drive home after receiving my wife's frantic call, all I was thinking was that I know I locked both the front door and the side door of the house before I left. Or did I forget to?
When I got home, all I could see Read More
Imagine this- your awaken by a shuffling noise outside your bedroom. You think to yourself, " What's that? Who's outside? Did I lock the door?"
You hear unrecognizable voices saying, "Hurry up, man" and "Keep you voices down!"
You see reflections of flashlights beneath your bedroom door.
What should you do at this moment? Should you fight or flee?
As someone who has been Read More
As I have continually said, bad guys are cowards who don't want attention coming their way. So one way to shoo these idiots away is to bring attention to yourself- By using your voice!
If you notice someone is following you and you have that feeling or intuition that something strange is happening. Turn around, look at the person, and remember his or her face. If the person is still Read More
I read an article online (click here for the article) of two robbers stealing purses from two ladies while driving in the car somewhere in the city of San Francisco.
The article talked about how the criminals opened the driver's side door, shocked the driver and her companion with a stun gun, and stole their belongings.
Here's the lesson from this article:
Lock your car door while Read More
A co-worker recently told me a story about her estranged ex-husband. One time someone flipped her ex-boyfriend off while driving and out of anger he followed the driver.
The ex-boyfriend tailed the car and followed the driver. The other driver noticed this and drove straight towards a police station and parked there. The ex-boyfriend then stood in the parking lot across the street and Read More
We have all seen the signs stating that a neighborhood watch is in effect. You notice that the neighborhood is usually clean, kids are playing in the street, and people look generally happy. Why is that?
A neighborhood watch program is usually conducted alongside the local police department. This means there is a police officer that works with the neighborhood in order to make it safer Read More
It's pretty easy for me. I'm a guy. If it can't fit into my pockets or on my person, I don't carry it. But for my future wife the dynamic changes. She carries one of these purses that looks like a small overnight bag. You know what I'm talking about.
One day we were at home and I wanted a piece of gum out of her purse. She said "Just grab it. It's in the main part." I must have Read More
Believe me, this topic is something that my fiance' talks to me about almost on a daily basis.
"You don't communicate with me."
"Tell me what you're thinking."
"Share your thoughts."
I'm giving her a hard time and I'll probably show her this post in about a year, but communication is an extremely valuable tool. In relationships with people you need good communication skills. Read More