Vacation time is here whether you are staying at home, planning a road trip or camping, or going up up and away!
As you make your plans, discuss Situational Awareness with your family. Remember, criminals hide in plain sight. Police response is normally 7-11 minutes if you are home. If you are away, it can take longer. Consider having a non-lethal safety tool for that 'just in case' moment.
It is a good idea to not post vacation plans on social media including your fa
The most dangerous situations can be the ones we don’t prepare for. As a Realtor, does your daily plan also include your safety? We have alarms on our homes, cars and businesses, but what about your physical safety? It is important to plan for that “what if" situation and have a "just in case” safety tool. Your lives and the lives of those you love are more important than anything else. Many of us may feel that carrying our cell phones for emergencies is sufficient protectio
As is my habit, when I go to the gas station, I lock my van and take my keys. This morning there was a car parked at the next row of pumps, facing the opposite direction from me, his driver's door open as he stood there and watched me, talking on his cell phone. He wasn't speaking English so I had no idea if he was talking about me. It was really creepy and I continued watching him in my normal vigilant manner. I had my Pepper Spray, set to 'on', and a Kubotan on my key r
One of the most exciting times as a parent is watching our graduates enter the next phase of their lives – going to college – but moving to a new community, away from home, it’s tragically easy for them to adopt a false sense of security in the campus bubble, surrounded by friends and peers. Human nature is to trust, but it’s critically important to remember that we don’t always know who we can trust, so preparation is essential – just in case a dangerous situation should ar
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Many of us have vivid memories of a safe world. Our children would go out to play or go to a friend's house after school. The general rule was to be home before dark. We left our doors unlocked and if someone came to the door, it was usually a neighbor or Avon calling or another familiar business that we invited in. We once walked down our streets enjoying the day and we even left our cars unlocked. Today our personal safety is a concern, whether we're at home, walking down