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
I have sent out periodic Blogs about Damsel in Defense. I hope you find them interesting. My intent is to give you information and show you our Safety Tools, not bombard your inbox. I think it is important to have a sense of who the person is behind the scene. Like you, I get a multitude of Emails and Blogs, but do not really know who the person is. There is a back story that is an important piece of my commitment to Damsel in Defense. It was introduced to me four years a
We all have vivid memories of Halloween and the excitement it brings. Sitting in school and watching the clock with anticipation was agonizing as time seemed to go backwards, antsy waiting for the last bell to ring. Our classroom Halloween party was a fun diversion but still the clock wouldn't tick off the minutes fast enough. The bell would finally ring, we'd run home, speed through our chores, homework and (gasp!) dinner, waiting for the sun to go down, getting our costume
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