I was recently asked by Science of Skill to respond to the question below. *Q: “My wife commutes nearly one hour to and from work, and she works in the city where I am afraid something might happen. Do you advise women to carry mace? What other women’s self defense advice do you have?” My […]
In order to avoid potentially dangerous people you need to know what to look for. What types of behaviors should you be looking for when walking down the street? This edited list of Pre-Attack Indicators comes courtesy of: Protective Concepts. Suspicious Signs — Recognizing Pre-Attack Indicators Signaling between people – in particular people who otherwise appear […]
A young woman, living near DePaul University, heard a knock at the door to her apartment. When she went to answer it she found herself staring at a man wearing a ski mask and displaying a handgun.
The 69-year-old Frankfort Square woman had just pulled into the driveway of her home and was sitting in her car when a man approached her and pointed a handgun at her and ordered her to accompany him.
What would you do if you came home and found your door open, or signs of the lock being forced?
What can you do to avoid becoming a victim in a fast food robbery?
What can you do to keep from becoming the victim of a robbery or crazed attacker while using a public washroom?
What follows is a great example of what to do when faced with this type of life threatening situation.
What lessons in personal safety can we learn from this tragedy?
Is the current heat wave in Chicago exacerbating the already high number of shootings that have occurred in the city’s neighborhoods? The Chicago Tribune reported yesterday that fifteen people were shot and wounded in just 6 hours on the streets of Chicago. It was another hot day in the city with temperatures in the upper […]