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Average citizens have been stepping up and helping fight crime

Earlier this month two citizens witnessed a carjacking on Rush Street and followed the suspect until he crashed the car into a nearby taxi then restrained him until police arrived. Several times in the last few months average citizens have been responding to calls for help from victims of violent crime, and in some cases […]

Carjacking and armed robbery in Chicago’s River North neighborhood

A carjacking and the armed robbery of a driver were reported last week in Chicago’s River North neighborhood. The incident happened as the male victim, a 72-year-old man, was picking up his wife in the 800 block of North Rush Street at about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, said Andy Conklin, a spokesman for the Cook County […]

How did 3 Aurora Girls avoid being kidnapped?

At around 4 p.m., three 11-year-old girls told police they were approached by a man driving a black SUV in the parking lot of a grocery store in the 400-block of North Farnsworth Avenue. They said the man opened the vehicle’s door and told them to “come here.” When they refused and began to walk […]

New 6-Week Personal Safety / Self-Defense Course

We will be offering another 6 Week Personal Safety / Self-Defense Course beginning Tuesday evening October 19th, 2010 at the Degerberg Academy of Martial Arts. Named best overall school by Black Belt Magazine.

What actions would I be willing to take to protect my life or that of a friend or loved one?