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OPSEC:Privacy and Security on Facebook

OPSEC:Privacy and Security on Facebook | personal protection | Scoop.it
Those of us in the Preparedness Community should always have OPSEC (operational security) in the back of our minds.  This includes when you are talking about your preps, traveling out and about and...
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For those truly concerned about protecting their personal information and security, this template article regarding facebook is very informative!

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Personal Security Tips For Improved Personal Safety

Personal Security Tips For Improved Personal Safety | personal protection | Scoop.it
Crime will enter your life at some point you can count on that. The police can't protect you. It is up to you. How do you do that? Learn how right here.
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Crime is all around us-how you will react if you are the next victim of crime is up to you. Are you ready?
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3 Secrets of No-Nonsense Self-DefenseEmpty title

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Great article which explains exactly what the goal of self defense is. From here it is up to the individual as to how deep one wants to go in their education of self defense measures. Excellenct introduction article to personal protection and self defense. 

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Self Defense For Women: Women's Self Defense - Vital Striking Areas

Self Defense For Women: Women's Self Defense - Vital Striking Areas | personal protection | Scoop.it
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As a woman myself, If I should need to protect myself, I want to be sure that when I strike my assailant, I make it count. Knowing the vital striking points helps to make sure that is exactly what occurs and I am able to detain my assailant and protect myself,so I have the time to get away  to safety.

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10 Easy Tips to Keep Your House Safe for Babies and Toddlers

10 Easy Tips to Keep Your House Safe for Babies and Toddlers | personal protection | Scoop.it
Here are 10 quick tips that can keep your home more secure for babies and toddlers,
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Some good home safety tips for the protection of toddlers and babies. If you have a baby or toddler in the home and have not made any accommodations for toddler/baby safety, you will want to read this article. 

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Who are the New Black Panthers? ’60s radicals say new group doesn’t embody their ideals | Reading Eagle - AP

Who are the New Black Panthers? ’60s radicals say new group doesn’t embody their ideals | Reading Eagle - AP | personal protection | Scoop.it
The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights calls their organization a hate group, and founders of the Black Panthers call them impostors. They call themselv
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Very interesting article. I remember the old Black Panthers group growing up, but was not aware of a new group until today when I ran into this article. In this time when unity is needed, this group seems harmful in threatening that very thing. This is only the opinion of the writer and would welcome any feedback.

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15 Self-Defense Tips You Need To Know To Protect Yourself

15 Self-Defense Tips You Need To Know To Protect Yourself | personal protection | Scoop.it
The annual Miss USA pageant ended recently, and as usual, there is some serious controversy happening over something Miss USA said. When asked a question about | See more about Self Defense, Self Defense Tips and Krav Maga.
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Even Miss America knows the threat of sexual assault and the need for education in self defense. This chart is great and shows what to do/use in various situations. This is a chart and article all women should read !

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Brown Recluse First Aid Kit | Brown Recluse | Brown Recluse Spider | Recluse Spider

Brown Recluse First Aid Kit | Brown Recluse | Brown Recluse Spider | Recluse Spider | personal protection | Scoop.it
Information about the brown recluse spider and how to handle a spider bite or recluse spider bite and brown recluse spider pictures to help identify brown recluse spiders.
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While this is not the usual post for this section, when i saw this picture and article, I couldn't pass by. Persons should know how to recognize the Brown recluse spider as I have personally seen the bites and injury they can cause in my 40 year nursing career. Included in this article is a first aid kit in case of a brown recluse spider bite which if you live in an area where these critters live, one should keep such a kit handy.

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15 Self-Defense Tips You Need To Know To Protect Yourself - Gurl.com

15 Self-Defense Tips You Need To Know To Protect Yourself - Gurl.com | personal protection | Scoop.it
Miss USA Nia Sanchez says women should learn self-defense to help combat sexual assault. Here are 15 self-defense tips you need to know now.
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I applaud Miss USA for her honesty in speaking out against sexual assault and attacks on women. I especailly liked this article as ir discussed why women learning some type of women's self defense is so important followed by 15 ways and maneuvers for women to learn and use should the situation arise. 

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self defense-2 by E-park on deviantART

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Self Defense - non lethal but can get you out of a sticky situation | See more about Self Defense, Krav Maga and Hand To Hand Combat.
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Some non-lethal maneuvers for self defense, that might save your life. Use these charts with step by step maneuvers to practice how to get away from an attacker and get to safety. This is must need to know information especially for women.

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Amazon.com: Self Defense: The SELF DEFENSE Guide For Beginners -The Most Effective Tips And Tricks You Need To Know For Self Defense And Stay Secure Anywhere!: (self ... defense training, self defe...

Amazon.com: Self Defense: The SELF DEFENSE Guide For Beginners -The Most Effective Tips And Tricks You Need To Know For Self Defense And Stay Secure Anywhere!: (self ... defense training, self defe... | personal protection | Scoop.it
FREE TODAY Amazon.com: Self Defense: The SELF DEFENSE Guide For Beginners -The Most Effective Tips And Tricks You Need To Know For Self Defense And Stay Secure Anywhere!: (self ... defense training, self defense for women) eBook: LIFE-STYLE: Kindle Store | See more about Self Defense For Women, Self Defense and Tips And Tricks.
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A good starter for anyone just starting out learning self defense and protection maneuvers. I checked the book out on Amazon and it is free for a kindle reader. 

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Survive an Active Shooter Event | Pretty Loaded

Survive an Active Shooter Event | Pretty Loaded | personal protection | Scoop.it
In this article on how to survive an active shooter event, find skills and tips on how to keep yourself safe.
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There have been a lot of articles on school and college safety as well as shootings at schools and universities, This is the first article I've come across that gives  very detailed instruction on what a student should do if they find themselves in the midst of a school shooting spree. Some great information and tailored  to the person. their makeup, and capabilities.

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Lone Star College Online Library Catalog

Lone Star College Online Library Catalog | personal protection | Scoop.it
self defense and personal safety tips especially for women | See more about Personal Safety, Safety and Self Defense.
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This is actually a book but sounds like a book most women  who need sself proteciion raining, would want to read and learn from!!

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Vacation Time—Do This to Protect Your ID

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Some really great tips for protecting your identity during a vacation and trip. A must read for anyone planning a summer vacation this year!!

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Self Defense Techniques to Survive an Emergency | Reader's Digest

Self Defense Techniques to Survive an Emergency | Reader's Digest | personal protection | Scoop.it
A crash course in self-defense to thwart muggers, kidnappers, rapists, and other thugs.
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Great article with some good personal defense tips. I especially liked the abduction and car jacking tips as these are found infrequently and this is information that people need to know!

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Heartbroken mum of Paige Doherty speaks out ahead of self defence class launch

Heartbroken mum of Paige Doherty speaks out ahead of self defence class launch | personal protection | Scoop.it

The devastated mother of school girl Paige Doherty has spoken out in her first television interview ahead of the charity launch. 
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Good article stressing the importance of parents teaching their children what to do if they become the victim of a criminal. Perhaps they cannot get away in some situations, but hopefully with more knowledge, we can save other children from the fate of Paige Doherty by teaching our children about self defense. 

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staying safe on campus - eCampusTours

staying safe on campus - eCampusTours | personal protection | Scoop.it
This Pin was discovered by KeepFSUSafe. Discover (and save!) your own Pins on Pinterest. | See more about Self Defense Tips, Health And Safety and Self Defense.
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As  school approaches, I felt this was a fitting article with good information for staying safe on campus for college students both new and returning.

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Walmart Customer Gives Armed Robber a Rollback on Self Defense

Walmart Customer Gives Armed Robber a Rollback on Self Defense | personal protection | Scoop.it
When Harrelson began talking to him, the man rolled down his window, briefly speaking with him before Harrelson pulled a knife and forced his way into the man's vehicle.
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I just had to put this article up and discuss as you rarely see that walmart has rolled back on self defense. But sure enough, there is a criminal sitting in jail right now who got a roll back on self defense.

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Crime Rates By City… How Safe Are You?

It’s official folks.

2012 saw the first increase in crime rates since 2006.

And if the stories on the news are any indication, 2013 wasn’t much better…

We should know in just a few months when the FBI releases the 2013 crime rates report.

But just how are the crime rates?

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Good article not only as to where the safest cities and areas of the US are, but also areas in a city that need to be avoided. With the state of the economy, crime is on the rise and it is helpful to know how to distance oneself from dangerous areas. The article even gives you the ability to see how safe you home town is.

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6 Deadly Assumptions About Violence

6 Deadly Assumptions About Violence | personal protection | Scoop.it
by Todd Walker Photo credit The "Treadmill Defense" made me laugh. Great idea! If it were only that simple. I think we all make dangerous assumptions about how to defend our property and person. Social upheaval and "peaceful protests" are increasing and not likely to decline anytime soon. Let me say upfront that I’m not an expert in…
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Some really good assumptions that should cause us to rethink some of our preconceived notions regarding violence. When subjected to an attack, people d tend to panic and forget what actions may be crucial to saving their life, This article brings out some of those notions and what is or can really happen,during an attack,  so we are much better prepared and able to think more clearly in order to defend ourselves to the best of our ability.

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Britannia | Cheap Driving Lessons | Driving School - London

Britannia | Cheap Driving Lessons | Driving School - London | personal protection | Scoop.it
This Pin was discovered by Lilian Kolff. Discover (and save!) your own Pins on Pinterest. | See more about Safety Tips, Safety and For Women.
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You may come across a lot of articles on safe driving but very few on safe driving tips for women especially those driving alone. As woman myself, I know how scared i get when I have car trouble and am all alone. If you have a career where you spend much time on the road, you may be interested in the Safe Family Life driving kit. To view this or get more information, visit: http://www.personalsecuritycompany.com/safefamilylife-kits/ultimate-vehicle-safety-kit.html.

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The 4 Habits Of People With Extraordinary Mental Toughness. Without These, Your Survival Skills May Not Do You Much Good - The Good Survivalist

You can have all the important survival skills, from A to Z, but without mental toughness you’re not going to last long. This is not only true for survival situations but for life in general. Before we get to the 4 habits, lets set a definition of mental toughness. Fair to say it is a …
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This article had a little different angle to it in the area of self protection, but the information was very good and easy to practice and do. Much of self defense, other than the use of weapons, is learning tactics and practice those tactics so you are ready if a crisis arises,

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Levine Security Solutions, LLC

Specialize in writing emergency operations plans, training programs, planned exercises, and threat risk assessments for faith based organizations, and others
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With an increase in mass shootings recently, we all need to be aware of actions to take for our own safety and survival and wellbeing. This is a great article that you will want to share with family and friends so all your loved ones are better prepared should an incident occur that involves them!

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Meet "OurMine", The Hacker Group Which Hacked Mark Zuckerberg And Other Tech Elites

Meet "OurMine", The Hacker Group Which Hacked Mark Zuckerberg And Other Tech Elites | personal protection | Scoop.it
After Anonymous, it is OurMine who are hacking elite accounts around the world Over the years we have expected the Anonymous hacktivist group to stand up f
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These hackers are very intelligent and computer knowledgeable and gifted individuals. This article gives some insight into how they operate. It is interesting and also very terrifying knowing that three individuals have the knowledge to hack into the accounts of some powerful individuals and have access to private information.

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13 Helpful Phrases You Can Say to Calm an Anxious Child

13 Helpful Phrases You Can Say to Calm an Anxious Child | personal protection | Scoop.it
Are you curious how you can help calm an anxious child? Rather than telling your child “You’ll be fine,” or “Don’t worry about it,” try one of thes
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With school approaching this looked to be a fitting article for parents to utilize when their children go off to school. Times have changed and there is so much more children have to cope with in the world today-bullying, drugs, sexual predators, etc. Even though we try to keep our children safe and as sheltered as possible, there may be incidents that can cause fear and anxiety. Hopefully this article can offer some help.

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CRAZY Abduction Attempt of 13-Year-Old Girl! (Gracie Breakdown)

Last Monday, Surveillance video cameras captured a crazy abduction attempt in a Dollar General store in Florida. The predator, Craig Bannello, grabbed th
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This is one of the best self defense instructional videos and explanations of how to ward off a real attack I've seen. Gracie Martial Arts is noted for it's instructions and educational material and videos. Please check out their site for even more information.

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In Defense of Self-Defense

In Defense of Self-Defense | personal protection | Scoop.it
Most of the mass killings by gun in the United States in recent years -- Columbine, Virginia Tech, Aurora, Newtown, Charleston, San Bernardino and now Orlando -- took place in venues where local or state law prohibited carrying guns, even by those lawfully licensed to do so. The government cheerfully calls these venues "gun-free zones." They should be called killing zones.
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Fuel for thought. As per my entrees  of the last 7 years, I firmly believe in self defense and personal security

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