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It is imperative; and I stress imperative that folks understand that violent crime has the potential to strike anyone at anytime.  Knowing this it becomes important to be situationally aware of who and what is around you and to have a plan to deal with potentially dangerous situations if they develop. Many criminals look for victims of opportunity; which means people who are not paying attention to where they are, what they are doing, and who appear weak and vulnerable.  So let’s talk about some things you need to be particularly aware of.

  • Avoid dangerous places which means don’t go to bad parts of the city or to drug and crime infested areas.
  • Don’t go to desolate, out of the way ATM’s alone and don’t go up and down stairwells alone in places like parking garages.
  • Don’t flash lots of cash, or expensive rings, or watches in public places.
  • Remember there are bad people out there who only see you as an obstacle to getting what they want.  They will think nothing of hurting, raping, or killing you to achieve their objectives.
  • Always keep your fully charged cell phone handy, keep your car doors locked when driving, and when parked, and have your self defense weapons accessible.
  • Know where your children are going, the routes they are taking, and when they are leaving and when they should be back.
  • Know who your chidren’s friends are and make sure you have their phone numbers in case you need to reach them.
  • Train properly with your self defense weapons of choice such as pepper spray, hand to hand fighting skills, knife, gun, etc.
  • Make yourself a hard target; which means make yourself appear to be someone who will be too difficult to rob, rape, or assault.  Criminals want easy targets; if you appear to be a hard target they will pass you by in search of easier prey.

You can see 5 of my post apocalyptic fiction books, 2 of my zombie fiction books and 1 of my horror fiction books on the left side of my blog page.  Go ahead; take a chance and purchase one or more over at Amazon.com.  They are really quite interesting if I do say so myself 🙂

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Violent crime is everywhere which is why the right of the people to keep and bear arms and the ability to defend yourself and your family is so very important.

The following may open some peoples eyes as to why you need to be able to defend yourself against thugs and violent predators.

  • 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 followed by Washington DC.
  • 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.
  • If you can make a 911 call the average response time for police depending on your area is between 11-24 minutes.  A lot of violent things can happen to a person during that period of time.

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 see 5 of my post apocalyptic fiction books, 2 of my zombie fiction books and 1 of my horror fiction books on the left side of my blog page.  Go ahead; take a chance and purchase one or more over at Amazon.com.  They are really quite interesting if I do say so myself 🙂

 

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Surviving in the real world comes down to one thing; having the ability to overcome.  You must develop a mindset of controlling your fears so they do not inhibit your actions.  Your mindset must allow you to not only perform to the best of your abilities but to also take responsibility for your actions.

You must know your enemy.  A thug is not your friend, your buddy or your next door neighbor.  They are a person or persons who have no regrets or sympathy when it comes to robbing, raping, murdering or performing any other anti social devestating action against you.  If they perceive you as weak or vulnerable they will attack.  You must be prepared to stop them immediately and be able to properly defend yourself.

The argument to submit to criminals and give them what they want is a false one.  What if the problem escalates?  What if they aren’t satisfied with what you give them?  You need to be prepared to stop a criminal’s aggression by whatever means necessary in defense of your life.  Remember there are no re-do’s if you are the victim of a violent rape or murder.

Be aware of your surroundings at all times.  Do not look like or act like a victim and do not have a victim’s mentality.  Pay attention to what your senses are telling you and react accordingly.  If you feel you are being observed with criminal intent you probably are.  Visualize how you would react to any given criminal scenario as repeated visualization helps with your defensive preparations.  Know the best strike points to quickly disable an attacker and choose and train accordingly with your self defense weapons.

Tactics are an important element when the SHTF.  Here are some tactics to consider as the need arises.  Move quietly, don’t travel in a straight line, avoid main roads, never go back the same way that you came, never use the same ambush site twice and remember if you can see the enemy the chances are that the enemy can see you too.

Avoid predictable patterns, watch carefully for trip wires and booby traps, do not step on twigs as the sound of a twig breaking will travel a considerable distance.  Avoid using or wearing shiny objects and stay away from locations which leave you vulnearable such as alleyways and dimly lit parking lots.

Pay attention to sounds.  Birds suddenly moving away from a location are an indicator of movement.  Know your enemy and keep your weapons within arms reach.  Your mission will dictate your weapons choices; there is no such thing as one correct weapon for all scenarios.  You must learn to become aggressive enough quickly enough.

Never submit to threats or allow an enemy to isolate you in a vehicle or abandoned building.  If you do get into a vehicle make sure the car door will open from the inside before closing that door, as some unscrupulous folks will disable the inside door handles to prevent them from working.  Never allow yourself to become incapacitated especially if bindings are produced such as rope, cord, duct tape, zip ties, wire or handcuffs.

Minimize your risk profile as most attacks are crimes of opportunity.  Pay attention to your gut instincts; if something feels wrong it probably is wrong.  Remain situationally aware at all times and avoid dangerous areas and dangerous situations whenever possible.

You can get a free preview of my first zombie fiction book or my first five post apocalyptic fiction survival 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 Amazon.com website. Then you can click on the look inside option which will give you a free preview.  If my zombie or survival fiction books interest you; then consider purchasing them.  Book titles include Biohazard Redacted Book 1 of the Zombie Apocalypse, American Rebellion Book 1 of the Revolution, American Rebellion Book 2 of the Revolution, American Rebellion Book 3 of the Revolution, American Rebellion Book 4 of the Revolution and American Rebellion Book 5 of the Revolution.

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The following are some important survival tips to remember.

  • Emergency services will be overwhelmed during a disaster so it is imperative to become as self reliant as possible.
  • Having a sufficient quantity of canned foods and bottled water is essential for in place disaster survival.  If you haven’t stocked up on these basic necessities ask yourself why?
  • Flooding is the most common natural disaster in every U.S. State.
  • Have a primary, secondary and tertiary disaster survival plan.
  • Have a Bug Out Bag ready to go.  If you need to move to safer ground your bag should contain all of the essential items you will need to survive for a minimum of three days.
  • Be proficient with weapons for self defense including handguns, rifles, shotguns and knives.
  • Know the best strike points to incapacitate a human attacker if involved in a hand to hand confrontation.
  • Develop the will and the skill to defend yourself from attack.
  • Learn to be self reliant.  It can save your life.
  • Develop a positive mental outlook and a can do attitude.

You can get a free preview of my first zombie fiction book or my first five post apocalyptic fiction survival 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 Amazon.com website. Then you can click on the look inside option which will give you a free preview.  If my zombie or survival fiction books interest you; then consider purchasing them.  Book titles include Biohazard Redacted Book 1 of the Zombie Apocalypse, American Rebellion Book 1 of the Revolution, American Rebellion Book 2 of the Revolution, American Rebellion Book 3 of the Revolution, American Rebellion Book 4 of the Revolution and American Rebellion Book 5 of the Revolution.

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Danger and violent crime do not make appointments.  Think about how quickly you can or cannot access your self defense weapons if your life or your families lives are in imminent danger.  Is it quick enough?  If not; you may need to re-think your defensive survival plans.  Remember proper planning and proper training  is essential when it comes to survival.  Violent crime is often quick and overwhelming so you need to prepare accordingly.  So think about your plan and ask yourself is it the best it can be; or can I make my self defense plan better?

You can get a free preview of my first zombie fiction book or my first five post apocalyptic fiction survival 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 Amazon.com website. Then you can click on the look inside option which will give you a free preview.  If my zombie or survival fiction books interest you; then consider purchasing them.  Book titles include Biohazard Redacted Book 1 of the Zombie Apocalypse, American Rebellion Book 1 of the Revolution, American Rebellion Book 2 of the Revolution, American Rebellion Book 3 of the Revolution, American Rebellion Book 4 of the Revolution and American Rebellion Book 5 of the Revolution.

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You have the right and the responsibility to defend yourself from a criminal attack.  In any scenario; it is important to be aware of all that is around you as part of your 360 degree security plan.  You need to pay particular attention to anyone or anything which seems out of place.  Trust your instincts, do not ignore them as your first concern will be to stay alive.

You are your own first line of defense.  Based on circumstances; the course of action you choose needs to be carried through without hesitation.  When faced with violence, which cannot be avoided, you must have the will to act with ferocity and severity in order to save your life.

It is irrational in this day and age that a law abiding citizen would not carry some form of a weapon.  To choose not to carry a weapon intentionally renders yourself partially defenseless.  Violence is escalating and many attacks occur in fringe areas such as deserted parking lots, alleyways, public bathrooms, stairwells, ATM kiosks, etc., where no immediate help will be available.

The most reliable and powerful weapon will do you no good if a situation demands immediate, decisive action for your survival and you fail to take action.  While it is best to avoid violence; if you are in a life threatening situation you may need to react violently to save your life.  Never escalate a situation which could turn violent until you consider where it might lead.  Remember you are your own first line of self defense.

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The following are ten of the most important things to know when it comes to keeping yourself safe.  

  1. Be situationally aware of who and what is around you.
  2. Pay attention to your gut instincts.  If something feels wrong or unsafe than it probably is wrong or unsafe.
  3. Be careful whom you trust.  Not everyone or everything is always as it appears to be.
  4. Keep your cell phone fully charged and with you.
  5. Be proficient with your self defense firearms.  They can save your life someday.
  6. Do not have a victim’s mentality or an entitlement mentality.  Instead be confident and positive about yourself and your abilities.
  7. Be prepared for the most likely scenarios which you might face and plan accordingly.
  8. Do not walk or drive in dangerous areas alone or at night.  
  9. Do not let strangers latch onto you.
  10. Develop a tactical, self defense mindset.  You are your own first line of self defense.

You can get a free preview of my first five post apocalyptic fiction survival 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 Amazon.com 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, American Rebellion Book 3 of the Revolution, American Rebellion Book 4 of the Revolution and American Rebellion Book 5 of the Revolution.

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Most attacks are perpetrated by one or more individuals using diversions.  Learn to respect your intuition and listen to it.  You need to defend your home like a castle.  Make sure your doors and windows are locked and that your garage doors are secure.  Never open your door to strangers as violent criminals often pose as someone they are not in order to gain access to your home.

Keep a fully charged cell phone and a firearm that you are proficient with handy.  Avoid walking in unlit areas and stay away from thick shrubbery near trails and paths.  When rounding blind corners stay at least 10 feet away from buildings and parked cars.  Never walk with headphones or earbuds on as it significantly diminishes your situational awareness.

Vary your times and routes as predators often rely on a potential victims consistent patterns.  Keep your car doors locked.  Always park in well lit areas and make sure you carefully scan any parking area before parking and again before exiting your car.  If you’re driving home and suspect you are being followed, verify by making a series of left and right turns around a given area.  If the vehicle is still behind you do not under any circumstances lead them to your home.

Avoid driving through bad parts of town.  When stopped at a traffic light or other delays, if you cannot see the tires of the vehicle in front of you then you are too close to that vehicle.  Leave enough space between your vehicle and the vehicle ahead of you so you can manuever your car if danger approaches. 

An attacker is capable of anything so do not allow people to encroach into your personal space.  Never allow yourself to be cornered or boxed in.  Never allow yourself to be restrained or forcibly moved from one location to another.  Use visualization techniques to mentally practice what you would do in the event of an ambush, carjacking, attempted mugging, home invasion, etc.

Pleading for mercy may actually encourage an attacker to be more vicious.  Don’t second guess yourself.  If something feels wrong, listen to your instincts.

You can get a free preview of my first five post apocalyptic fiction survival 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 Amazon.com 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, American Rebellion Book 3 of the Revolution, American Rebellion Book 4 of the Revolution and American Rebellion Book 5 of the Revolution.

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Tactics are an important element when the SHTF.  Here are some tactics to consider as the need arises.  Move quietly, don’t travel in a straight line, avoid main roads, never go back the same way that you came, never use the same ambush site twice and remember if you can see the enemy the chances are that the enemy can see you too.

Avoid predictable patterns, watch carefully for trip wires and booby traps, do not step on twigs as the sound of a twig breaking will travel a considerable distance.  Avoid using or wearing shiny objects and stay away from locations which leave you vulnearable such as alleyways and dimly lit parking lots.

Pay attention to sounds.  Birds suddenly moving away from a location are an indicator of movement.  Know your enemy and keep your weapons within arms reach.  Your mission will dictate your weapons choices; there is no such thing as one correct weapon for all scenarios.  You must learn to become aggressive enough quickly enough.

Never submit to threats or allow an enemy to isolate you in a vehicle or abandoned building.  If you do get into a vehicle make sure the car door will open from the inside before closing that door, as some unscrupulous folks will disable the inside door handles to prevent them from working.  Never allow yourself to become incapacitated especially if bindings are produced such as rope, cord, duct tape, zip ties, wire or handcuffs.

Minimize your risk profile as most attacks are crimes of opportunity.  Pay attention to your gut instincts; if something feels wrong it probably is wrong.  Stay safe and stay situationally aware at all times.

You can get a free preview of my first five post apocalyptic fiction survival 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 Amazon.com 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, American Rebellion Book 3 of the Revolution, American Rebellion Book 4 of the Revolution and American Rebellion Book 5 of the Revolution.

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