Home Security 101: Securing the Windows

Looking back through some of our older posts I realised that I had started the Home Security 101 series of posts but had never got further than discussing the front door. So today we are going to carry this series of posts on and continue with securing the windows. Securing your windows is a simple and effective way of keeping the thieves out of your home. While most burglaries happen after the criminal gains access through…

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How to Survive a Riot

Mob Mentality and Staying Safe in the Crowds

Mob mentality, herd mentality, pack mentality or gang mentality, whatever name you choose to give it describes how us as humans behave in certain ways, buy certain products, and follow certain trends based on the circle of influence. It’s becomes so “normal” to do that most of us aren’t even aware when we are doing it. But what force is it that can turn an otherwise calm crowd into a potentially violent mob? What is…

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4 Easy Self Defense Tactics to Protect Yourself

Basics of Unarmed Self-Defense

You may think that by having weapons in the home you somehow don’t ever need to understand unarmed self-defense. The thing is, you can’t guarantee that you will always be near your weapon when someone attacks you. You also can’t guarantee that you won’t drop a knife or other weapon or that they won’t function correctly when you need them. The best weapon that you have is your own body and it is all that…

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Safe room

How to Make a Safe Room

During this guide we are going to look at how to make a safe room within your home. A safe room, also called a panic room is simply a reinforced room that can provide a safe shelter. This room will be what keeps you safe during any number of disasters or home invasion. Safe rooms can be traced right back as far as the Middle Ages when castles had what was known as a “castle…

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Did Disarming the UK Make it Safer?

As many people already know, the United Kingdom has some of the most restrictive gun control laws in the world. We have never really had a serious problem with firearms-related crimes, but that isn’t down to our strict gun laws at all. In fact, disarming British citizens made many areas less safe rather than safer. When it comes to comparing homicide rates between the UK and the US, it gets a little tricky as our…

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