Interacting with panhandlers is not recommended and can be extremely dangerous. Panhandlers' situations are rarely what they portray. Often times panhandlers have ulterior motives that are violent in nature.
A lot of crimes take place in transitional spaces, parking lots being a prime example. Parking lots can be dangerous places. They are often poorly lit, isolated, full of strangers and empty stairwells. There are many things you can do to mitigate risk when going to and from your vehicle. Here are a few things to consider when going to and from your vehicle.
It is very easy to feel safe and protected when driving in a locked vehicle. Situational awareness in regard to being followed is something most neglect. Here are 5 things you can do if you feel you are being followed.
Road trips are something most of us do, whether for business or pleasure. There are many dynamics regarding this type of travel that affect our safety. With proper planning, the risks associated with road trips can be minimized.
Securing your vehicle should be an integral part of your self-defense. Often times we don’t think about vehicle security until we experience the inconvenience and expense of having a vehicle broken into. Not only do vehicle break-ins cost time and money but they can also compromise the safety of you and your loved ones. Something as simple as leaving your ID and a garage door opener in your car while going for a jog at the park can give a stranger complete access to your home and family.