The following statistics may open some peoples eyes as to why the ability to defend yourself is so important.

  • Home invasions in the United States occur every 13 seconds.
  • 59% of burglaries occur during the day and 41% of burglaries occur at night.
  • Violent crime increased by 22% according to the Justice Department.
  • For the fourth year in a row Detroit tops the list of most dangerous U.S. cities.
  • Traditionally violent crime increases during the warmer months and decreases during the colder months.
  • What do burglars and violent criminals fear even more than the police? Encountering an armed homeowner during a break in.
  • Residential homes are where 60% of rapes occur.
  • Rapes in the United States occur every 2 minutes.

Now more than ever it is so important to legally own firearms and get proper training in their use especially as applies to self defense scenarios.  Do what you need to do to keep  you and your family safe and out of harms way.

You can get a free preview of my first three post apocalyptic fiction books by clicking on the book cover images to the left of this blog post, on my blog page, which will take you to the website. Then you can click on the look inside option which will give you a free preview.  If my survival fiction books interest you; then consider purchasing them.  Book titles include American Rebellion Book 1 of the Revolution, American Rebellion Book 2 of the Revolution and American Rebellion Book 3 of the Revolution.


  1. […] Statistics That Can Save Your Life […]

  2. Great info … as always! 🙂

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