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Recognizing Pre-Attack Indicators

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 […]

Don’t open the Door!

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.

One accused kidnapper of 69-year-old woman in custody: Two still at large

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.

Homeowner walks in on burglars and is sexually assaulted

What would you do if you came home and found your door open, or signs of the lock being forced?

Fast food restaurants being targeted by armed robbers

What can you do to avoid becoming a victim in a fast food robbery?

Using a public restroom can be very dangerous

What can you do to keep from becoming the victim of a robbery or crazed attacker while using a public washroom?

Armed robbers picked wrong woman to attack

What follows is a great example of what to do when faced with this type of life threatening situation.

What can we learn from the murder of Megan Boken?

What lessons in personal safety can we learn from this tragedy?

Is Chicago’s heat wave responsible for the increase in violence?

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 […]

Tips to help you avoid becoming the next CTA robbery victim

What can you do to keep yourself from becoming a CTA robbery statistic?