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Self-Defense Workshop Sunday Aug. 27, 12:00pm

The class has been designed to take advantage of the strengths and skills you have already developed. You will learn to use your brain, voice and body to avoid potentially dangerous people and situations and to physically defend yourself when necessary using a wide variety of self-defense techniques from a dozen different fighting arts.

Self Defense Workshop

You will learn how to identify and avoid potentially dangerous people, places and situations at work, school, home and on the streets.

3 Things you can do to attract a robber.

What is the best way to attract the attention of robbers when going to or from work or school in the city? It’s really very simple, just follow these 3 simple rules. 1. Walk down the sidewalk, stand on L platforms or at bus-stops and focus all your attention on your smartphone or tablet. 2. […]

75-year old army veteran saved kids from knife wielding attacker

Would you have had a clue how to handle a situation like the one James Vernon faced last Tuesday October 13th, when a knife wielding attacker blocked the only door to the library room holding sixteen children and a handful of mothers and chess teacher James Vernon. He was volunteering his time as a chess […]

4th woman attacked in Midlothian:

It has been just over a week since the last attack took place near the Metra Station in Midlothian. It was the fourth attack in as many weeks. The first attack took place July 20th and the most recent on August 10th. According to ABC News the victims said their attacker punched and beat them […]

Black Friday: 10 tips to keep thieves at bay

Over 140 million people will be shopping for bargains this Black Friday. Sprinkled in among those millions of bargain hunters will be thousands of criminals looking to pick up a few gifts at your expense. These criminals will come in all shapes, sizes, and ages. They will consist of thieves, strong-arm robbers, pickpockets, and purse-snatchers […]

What are the real dangers trick-or-treaters face on Halloween?

What is so dangerous about Halloween?

Find my iPhone app leads to arrest of very busy cell phone thief

How did Hayes manage to steal 10 cell phones without anyone catching her in the act?

What can we do to avert another bombing?

You will no longer go to a race to compete or cheer on your friends or family without worrying that an unattended backpack lying nearby might contain a bomb.

Melee on Mag Mile caused more angst than injury

What steps should you consider taking in case the police aren’t there in large numbers to quell the next mob action?