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Don’t Open the Door!

Why would you open the door to a stranger?

What did the man say to get her to open the door?

North Shore targeted by opportunistic burglars

What methods do they use to decide which houses are ripe for picking and how to gain entry?

Burglars find Chicago’s north suburbs ripe for picking

Burglar crews have targeted Chicago‚Äôs North Shore suburbs once again. In addition to the number of homes that have been burgled in the last few weeks you can also add dozens of unlocked cars sitting in driveways just asking to be robbed. Why do North Shore residents leave their cars unlocked when they are sitting […]

Are you safer from a terrorist attack 10 years after 9/11?

Can you really depend on the Department of Homeland Security to keep you safe? Should you?

Takedown Seminar at Degerberg Academy

Much of the time spent training in either BJJ or Submission Wrestling is on the ground. The most often cited reason for this is that all street fights end up on the ground.

If we assume this is a true statement then how we end up on the ground is just as important, if not more important, than what we do when we get there.