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Mace Triple Action Pepper Spray - Pocket

Mace Triple Action Pepper Spray - Pocket | Safety, Security, and Emergency Preparedness | Scoop.it
Mace triple action pocket pepper spray combines Tear gas with pepper spray creating a super effective self defense weapon.
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A mugger will have serious problems, when you or your college aged daughter, blasts him in the face with a Mace self-defense pepper spray!

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Festive Season Safety | Suzy Lamplugh Trust

Festive Season Safety | Suzy Lamplugh Trust | Safety, Security, and Emergency Preparedness | Scoop.it
Christmas is a time to relax and have fun but it can also be very busy and stressful. You may be out and about more than usual – for that essential Christm
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It's the holidays, which means PARTY TIME! Be sure to follow these steps to a safe and fun holiday season!

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State urges Black Friday safety

State urges Black Friday safety | Safety, Security, and Emergency Preparedness | Scoop.it
The Indiana Department of Labor is telling retailers to make sure they take steps to ensure workers and customers are safe on Black Friday and other sale events.
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If you're going out for Black Friday, be sure to excersize safety and caution. Have a great holiday we are open today (Wednesday) and will be closed for Thanksgiving.

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OPSEC:Privacy and Security on Facebook

OPSEC:Privacy and Security on Facebook | Safety, Security, and Emergency Preparedness | 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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Preppers, here is a detailed infographic showing how vulnerable you may be if you are not keeping OPSEC (operational security) in the back of your mind when online especially using Facebook or other social media sites. I know I learned a few things...

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Our women like their guns: grandmas and self defense

Our women like their guns: grandmas and self defense | Safety, Security, and Emergency Preparedness | Scoop.it
The stigma surrounding gun ownership is diminishing as an increasing number of women, from all socioeconomic backgrounds, reportedly own firearms.
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An interesting read...

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NYPD - Crime Prevention - Safety Tips

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Here are some great safety tips from the NYPD to keep you safe.

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How to Practice Self-Defense Through Awareness

How to Practice Self-Defense Through Awareness | Safety, Security, and Emergency Preparedness | Scoop.it
self defense tactics, self defense tips, self defense techniques, safety, awareness, risk reduction, female awareness, National Self-Defense Institute, Gabrielle Rubin
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Are you using awareness of your surroundings to protect yourself?

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Joseph Brandt Miller's curator insight, November 11, 2013 11:32 AM

everyone should know this

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Self-defense against the stick attacks

Here's a small lesson how to defend yourself against attacks with sticks or objects
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If you have never heard of Krav Maga you should see this half-a-minute video showing a simple defense against stick and object attacks. We will be showing some great video tutorials for different simple and natural tecniques for personal defense on our website soon.

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Wholesale Self Defense Products

Wholesale Self Defense Products | Safety, Security, and Emergency Preparedness | Scoop.it

“Wholesale Personal Defense products – defense sprays, stun guns, personal alarms, spy equipment, hidden cameras, self-protection products, and surveillance systems.”

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You Can Provide People With Self Defense Weapons And Tools To Protect Themselves And Not Walk In Fear; Gaining The Confidence Of A Tiger….

 

While Putting Extra Cash In Your Pocket!

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Expert offers personal safety tips

We can't let fear prevent us from living our lives. Here, links to self-defense classes and safety tips from Gershon Ben Keren.
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Don't let your life be ruled by fear...

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September is National Preparedness Month - The Lake Country Echo

September is National Preparedness Month
The Lake Country Echo
Then we have others that have “Bug out Bags” and bunkers in the ground.
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You may not be able to plan for an emergency, but you can be prepared!

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Non-lethal weapons markets seen to be growing - UPI.com

Non-lethal weapons markets seen to be growing - UPI.com | Safety, Security, and Emergency Preparedness | Scoop.it
Non-lethal weapons markets seen to be growing
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RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- The global market for non-lethal weapons is growing and will top $1.1 billion by 2018, says a report on the commercial impact of non-conventional warfare.
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Here is an article exlaining the exapansion of non-lethal weapon sales and purposes.

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Survival Without Firearms - Survival Cache

Survival Without Firearms - Survival Cache | Safety, Security, and Emergency Preparedness | Scoop.it
As we work around the house or at a bug out escape location, we are highly likely to have a variety of impromptu weapons Doomsday Preppers Apocalypse 101 around. We might think we'll always have a firearm within reach ...
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When prepping you will need to consider how you will protect your goods in a wide spread panic disaster. Firearms are the most popular, but you can run out of ammunition, or you may not be willing to use a firearm. Here is an article giving some great alternatives to protecting yourself, your family, and your goods without a firearm.

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Pet safety tips in cold weather

Pet safety tips in cold weather | Safety, Security, and Emergency Preparedness | Scoop.it
The Humane Society of Missouri provides the following tips and advice so you can properly protect your pet during frigid conditions.
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If you live in an area where the winters are extreme (or here in Ohio), take precautions to protect your animals.

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Army ranger Joe Kapacziewski takes his fight to the triathlon

Army ranger Joe Kapacziewski takes his fight to the triathlon | Safety, Security, and Emergency Preparedness | Scoop.it
Wounded Warrior Joe Kapacziewski would rather march 10 miles with a 50-pound pack than swim 500 meters. Still, there he was digging into water with long, constant strokes, his kick incomplete thanks to that Iraqi grenade.
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I don't know what's more remarkable, that Sgt. 1st Class Joe Kapacziewski trains for triathlons, or that he earned a medal for valor after his 5th deployment to Afghanistan AFTER loosing his leg... Read the story of a real hero here.

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Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid

Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid | Safety, Security, and Emergency Preparedness | Scoop.it
For all the time executives spend concerned about physical strength and health, when it comes down to it, mental strength can mean even more.
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As you know I am always mentioning the importance of Possitive Mental Attitude when faced with tough situations. This article is a terrific explanation of that attitude. Please read and share.

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Personal Security Tips - Security HQ

Personal Security Tips - Security HQ | Safety, Security, and Emergency Preparedness | Scoop.it
With our lives growing ever more public & criminals becoming increasingly savvy, it is important to cultivate personal security practices in your day-to-day life.
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With our lives growing ever more public & criminals becoming increasingly savvy, it is important to cultivate personal security practices in your day-to-day life.

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Justcoolgear's curator insight, November 30, 2013 3:45 PM

Justcoolgear.com is here for you to help you defend yourself against potential assailants.  We have a large selection of self defense products! http://www.justcoolgear.com/personal-protection-defense-c-283_308.html

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Find safety in self-defense

Find safety in self-defense | Safety, Security, and Emergency Preparedness | Scoop.it
Students should consider all of their options, including self-defense items, when it comes to their safety.
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Whether you live on or off campus, safety should be a primary concern.

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Travel Safely During Thanksgiving Holiday

Travel Safely During Thanksgiving Holiday | Safety, Security, and Emergency Preparedness | Scoop.it
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Here are some holiday travel tips by the Red Cross to ensure everyone arrives safely at their destination this holiday season.

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Law of Self Defense – VIDEO: Importance of Having Non-Deadly Tools In Your Self-Defense Tool Kit

Law of Self Defense – VIDEO: Importance of Having Non-Deadly Tools In Your Self-Defense Tool Kit | Safety, Security, and Emergency Preparedness | Scoop.it

Via Marie Abbatoy
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Here is a short informative video explaining the importance of including non-lethal weapons in your self-defense tool kit.

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Marie Abbatoy's curator insight, November 2, 2013 10:15 PM

This article is great in discussing both alternative ways of defense other than just a handgun as well as what the legal ramifications might be in light of recent incidents with self defense.

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How To Detect Deception Using Microexpressions

How To Detect Deception Using Microexpressions | Safety, Security, and Emergency Preparedness | Scoop.it
A microexpression is an involuntary flash of emotion in facial muscles that tells what a person is really feeling regardless of what they are saying; this is often used by interrogators or interviewers to detect deception.
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How well can you "read" people? This article will help you to notice deception when talking to people.

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Security issues with new iPhone operating system

Security issues with new iPhone operating system | Safety, Security, and Emergency Preparedness | Scoop.it
After millions of Apple users rushed to download iOS7, many iPhone owners are discovering the latest operating systems leaves their devices susceptible to security breaches.
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If you have downloaded the new iOS7 you will want to read this to close thessecurity vulnerabilities.

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Joseph Brandt Miller's curator insight, November 11, 2013 11:33 AM

This is the very reason I'm an Android fan

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5 Myths and Misconceptions About Home Security - Blogger News Network (blog)

5 Myths and Misconceptions About Home Security
Blogger News Network (blog)
Security is one of those topics we'd rather not discuss because it requires us to acknowledge the fact that we are vulnerable to miscreants bent on doing harm.
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Here are the common myths that keep people from securing their home is this happening to you?

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Getting Jumped! Two On One Multi-fighting

Learn some of the most important principles of dealing with multiple attackers. Even if your an expert you can learn the principles that can make you even be...
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Here is a great video presenting another way to deal with more than one attacker.. Remember to always move to the outside.

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“Be Safe” App Wants to Keep You Safe!

“Be Safe” App Wants to Keep You Safe! | Safety, Security, and Emergency Preparedness | Scoop.it
If long distance runs are right up your path you understand that with a busy work schedule and family life, sometimes the daily run has to come when it's least convenient.
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If you run or jog especially at night or early morning, you should take a look at this new app...

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