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Non-lethal and lethal weapontry that can be used for self defense and personal security. This site offers the reader a chance to view a variety of personal security devices and how they are used. Proper use of a weapon is essential to preventing victimization.
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Knife Attack Self Defense Myths

Knife Attack Self Defense Myths | personal security devices | Scoop.it
  Knife Attack Self Defense Myths Learn How to Properly Defend Yourself Against an Attacker with a Knife We’ve all seen knife fights in movies and TV shows. The dastardly villain pulls a glistening stiletto, makes some quip about how it has been knife to know our hero, then makes an overhand stabbing motion you’d see
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Knives have always scared me much more than guns and it is so hard to avoid being slashed and stabbed. Video two in the article really sums up what can happen if you do not have any knowledge of what to do if a criminal should confront you with a knife. This is information that everyone should read and watch the enclosed videos.

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Security News This Week: The Latest Netflix Release Is a Personal Security Check-Up

Security News This Week: The Latest Netflix Release Is a Personal Security Check-Up | personal security devices | Scoop.it
Each weekend we round up the news stories that we didn’t break or cover in depth but that still deserve your attention.
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What to do after buying a gun for self-defense

What to do after buying a gun for self-defense | personal security devices | Scoop.it
What does being a responsible gun owner entail?
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This is a really good article outlining safe and responsible use of a gun and what actions this entails. Many people own a firearm these days for protection of home, in the car, etc. Getting a concealed permit is the first step, but education in safe use is the most important thing a gun owner needs. If you are a gun owner, you'll want to read and make sure you are doing everything you can to be a responsible user. 
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Burglar Proofing on a Budget! {Entry Points} – Windblown Wishes – Photography, DIY, Recipes, Farm Life & more

Burglar Proofing on a Budget! {Entry Points} – Windblown Wishes – Photography, DIY, Recipes, Farm Life & more | personal security devices | Scoop.it
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Self-defense claws made to collect DNA data from attacker

Self-defense claws made to collect DNA data from attacker | personal security devices | Scoop.it
A new weapon being marketed to women is designed to collect DNA data from an attacker.
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How to Protect Yourself When You're Not Allowed to Have a Weapon - Preparedness AdvicePreparedness Advice

How to Protect Yourself When You're Not Allowed to Have a Weapon - Preparedness AdvicePreparedness Advice | personal security devices | Scoop.it
Preparedness Advice Blog - Information on all aspects of emergency preparedness and food storage.
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In this article, it is pointed out that a gun is not the only weapon available for self defense. There are many other non-lethal weapons that are just as effective for saving you life, or sometimes even more so than a gun. Situational awareness is primary for keeping yourself and your family away from danger but if confronted, many popular weapons are mentioned such as pepper spray, tactical pens, etc. are available; If you have any interest in these products, be sure and visit us at www.personalsecuritycompany.com.

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Exercises to Increase Situational Awareness - The Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

Exercises to Increase Situational Awareness - The Prepared Homesteading Survivalist | personal security devices | Scoop.it
Exercises to Increase Situational Awareness Situational awareness is the skill of paying attention to everything around you, no matter where you are. Ever get the feeling that something is not right, or that you are somehow in danger but can’t figure out where it’s coming from? Those feelings are instincts that life has developed over … Continue reading »
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One of the most important weapons we have is situational awareness and it is nothing you have to buy or carry. Situational awareness the  quality of knowing  who and what is going on around you and requires practice. This is an excellent article which offers practice in increasing your situational awareness ability. 

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Why backdoors are welcome mats for hackers

Why backdoors are welcome mats for hackers | personal security devices | Scoop.it
This past March, a shocking public hazard was released into the world. The worst part? It could have been easily avoided
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Door Barricade NIGHTLOCK , Home Security Door Brace

Door Brace NIGHTLOCK Security Door Barricade helps prevent door Kick ins, Burglary and Home Invasion. TESTED to withstand 1950 lbs of force . Tested b
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Doors and Windows are the main focal point of any home owner when they think of home burglary and home invasion. Here is a door brace that helps prevent someone from kicking the door in-

a popular way of intruding by burglars. 

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How To Make A 10 Cent, 10 Minute To Make, Backup Survival Knife

How To Make A 10 Cent, 10 Minute To Make, Backup Survival Knife | personal security devices | Scoop.it
Ok, you can see from the photo that this is no Ka-Bar Becker BK2 Campanion, beast of a knife. It’s not up to heavy duty tasks like cutting/splitting wood, BUT, it’s small, light-weight and sharp as hell. It is made from a hacksaw blade. You can make any design you like (personally I would wrap the …
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If you need a knife n a hurry and none are available, here is a homemade substitute that is said to be very sharp and works well in a  pinch. 

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Personal Safety Gadgets Every Woman Should Own

Personal Safety Gadgets Every Woman Should Own | personal security devices | Scoop.it
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Good article with the basic non-lethal weapons that women can carry on their person for self defense. Especially good for those   women just starting to learn about self defense and  women's personal protection. 

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7 Highly Effective Self-Defense Weapons That Don’t Go BANG

7 Highly Effective Self-Defense Weapons That Don’t Go BANG | personal security devices | Scoop.it
When it comes to self-defense, there's a reason that the police, secret service, military police and FBI all carry sidearms. Firearms are the overwhelming favorite among security professionals as well they should be. Unfortunately, civilians aren'
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For newcomers to personal security weapons, this article offers a wealth of information as to what is available, how it worked, etc. For those who are more knowledgeable of self defense and personal security, this article may be repetitive at times but may have some information of weapons you were not aware of. If you are a woman and presently do not have or carry any personal protective device, this article should help you make a decision as to what weapon you would feel most comfortable with and how to use it. Then you may want to visit our site at: http://www.personalsecuritycompany.com and purchase your weapon of choice.

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Disappearing Doorknob Concept

Disappearing Doorknob Concept | personal security devices | Scoop.it
Toxel.com - Design, Inspiration and Technology Blog
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There was a picture on pinterest of a disappearing doorknob-what a great home security device!- but no text or explanation as to how it worked, so I did some investigation. I found there is such a device on Toxel.com and it shows the whole concept and how the doorknob works so here it is. I hope you find this as interesting as I did and let me know feedback and if there is enough interest, I would consider trying to get for my website store. 

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Fortress Cyber Security Adds Home, Identity Theft Protection Integration to Fortress™ UTM to Deliver “Total Life Security”

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As Identity Theft crimes continue to rise, it's good to see integrated protection such as in "Total Life Security." No longer do we have to just watch issues surrounding our identity, but now issues regarding fraud, scammers, card readers, hackers, etc. have all entered the picture and the only way to stay protected is to have a security program designed to take care of or protect from all these various issues. 
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The Nimb aims to be a smart personal security platform, not just a cool ring

The Nimb aims to be a smart personal security platform, not just a cool ring | personal security devices | Scoop.it
If you ever find yourself in danger, trying to whip out your phone, switch it on and open the Phone or Message app is just far too slow, especially when time..
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10 Most Clever Safes You Can Actually Buy

10 Most Clever Safes You Can Actually Buy | personal security devices | Scoop.it
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Diversional safes are great products for safekeeping valuables, money, and other items you would not want left out in case of a break-in. Most of the safes shown are featured on our site plus more. For more information, please visit www.personalsecuritycompany.com.
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Guns Aren't The Only Self Defense Tool Chicagoans Aren't Able to Purchase Easily

Guns Aren't The Only Self Defense Tool Chicagoans Aren't Able to Purchase Easily | personal security devices | Scoop.it
Undeterred, Bellino was more concerned about his community than what his corporate office thought - so he decided to give it away.
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Congrads to this man who is putting his neighbor's safety ahead of making a profit by giving away self defense pepper spray!

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Security Window Film Rolls - 36" x 25' S-18621 - Uline

Security Window Film Rolls - 36" x 25' S-18621 - Uline | personal security devices | Scoop.it
Holds shattered glass in place to prevent entry, injury or damage. Use in stores, offices and homes. Blocks 95% of UV rays. Accessories: Film Solution - Required for proper application. Application Tool Kit - Includes squeegee, hand applicator and knife. ULINE offers over 30,000 boxes, plastic poly bags, mailing tubes, warehouse supplies and bubble wrap for your storage, packaging, or shipping supplies.
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Wall Clock Diversion Safe

Wall Clock Diversion Safe | personal security devices | Scoop.it
The Wall Clock Diversion Safe is the best place to hide anything is in plain sight.
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If you want a great diversion safe with plenty of room for hiding your valuable, then this clock safe is for you! It's not only a working clock so no one would suspect it was anything other than a clock. Yet turn it over and it opens up with plenty of room for storing money,, jewelry and other valuables. 

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Carrying Weapons for Personal-Protection - Kimberley Daily Bulletin

Carrying Weapons for Personal-Protection - Kimberley Daily Bulletin | personal security devices | Scoop.it
The question gets asked of me a lot. Should I carry a weapon for personal-protection and if so what should I carry?
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Shooting Fundamentals

Shooting Fundamentals | personal security devices | Scoop.it
Shooting Fundamentals Follow These Tips and Shoot Like a Pro Whether you're an experienced hunter or you just bought your first firearm, you could always stand | See more about Survival Life, Shooting and Survival.
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I am not a big gun user advocate per personal preference but there are others who are and I respect this. So today I am featuring an article on shooting fundamentals as if one is going to use a gun, they want to hit the target!!

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LEGAL SELF DEFENSE WEAPONS

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Excellent article showing all the various common items you may have by you that could be used in self defense if you needed to defend yourself. After reading this article, there should be no reason not to find something that could be used for defense including dirt. Some of these tips were new even to me!

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USCCA | Defend Yourself

USCCA | Defend Yourself | personal security devices | Scoop.it
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There are a variety of weapons out there for women to use for self protection. Each person is different and while i do not have any desire to carry or use a gun, other women do. I found this article which should help women choose the best gun for them.

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Building Shelter defense
Methods of fortifying your hommpty title

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Some good tips for keeping your home safe and secure as well as security products to have on hand to aide in protecting your homestead. Be sure to check out our door stop alarms  at; http://www.personalsecuritycompany.com/home-protection/super-door-stop-alarm-3258.html and our pepper spray fogger at: http://www.personalsecuritycompany.com/pepper-spray/wildfire-4-oz-pepper-spray.html.

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This Looks Like A Regular Fork, But This DIY Trick Could Secure Your Home In An Emergency

This Looks Like A Regular Fork, But This DIY Trick Could Secure Your Home In An Emergency | personal security devices | Scoop.it
It's not fancy, but it sure does work.
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There will always be times when we need some type of protective equipment or product and there are none around. That is why when I come across an article with a DIY, I like to bring it to my readers so they can be resourceful if necessary. What better item to know how to DIY than a lock for your door, a motel door, etc. 

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