Defense Against Crime

05/01/2011

January is National Personal Self-Defense Awareness Month.

January is National Personal Self-Defense Awareness Month.

 

 What would you do if you suddenly came face-to-face with a criminal?  In these times, it is very likely that you’ll be a target. Crime can happen to anyone, anyplace and at anytime.  Will you know what to do in an encounter with a criminal? Are you prepared with the tools, knowledge, and skills to protect yourself and your loved ones when the need arises? 

This month is dedicated to educate citizens, especially women and teens about realistic self-defense options that could very well save their lives. The aim is emphasize that being totally prepared by raising your awareness, reducing your risk of being a victim. This however is only 90 percent of the equation. The other 10 percent of your safety is purely physical. The total package is aimed to make you more alert and more aware that to the fact that the key to their own safety lies within you.

Despite the recent reports that crime has dropped the following statistics have remain almost constant.

  •    Every 2 minutes, someone in the U.S. is sexually assaulted.
  •    Every 6 minutes, someone in the U.S. is raped.
  •    Every 34 minutes, someone in the U.S. is Murdered.

(Statistics from FBI Uniform Crime Reports http://www.fbi.gov)

 

When the time comes, instead of being paralyzed with fear, you can be empowered with the right knowledge, and the correct  tools to STOP a potentially life altering event if you buy the right protection and, arm yourself with the knowledge of how to protect yourself and guard your property.  Don’t let some offensive criminal behavior negatively impact your life. 

The best way of protecting yourself is through personal self-defense education and training. Self-defense is not always about FIGHTING back.  Mr. Miyagi said in one of the Karate Kid movies  ” Best way to avoid punch, no be there.”  Your best way to avoid being a crime victim is to apply quick thinking and de-escalating methods to the situation in order to get away. Criminals feed off of vulnerability so stay alert to avoid becoming a statistic.  Did you know that approximately 95% of crime can be easily prevented?  Survivors of rape and domestic violence will probably agree that avoidance is much easier than recovery.

 

Where to begin

  •  Learn to do smart things that will keep you safe.
  • Make it a point to enroll in a local self defense class. Your local police can probably tell you of free classes.  While you are at it, take some friends with you.
  •  If you can’t avoid a situation, having the right personal protection product, and knowing how to use it can allow you to escape.

PepperEyes.com is dedicated to providing you with the best and most affordable personal protection products on the market to meet the security needs of you, your family members or your business, by assisting anyone who is unwilling to become a victim of crime.  If you want to take personal responsibility for yourself, your home or your business, buy our high quality discount personal protection products and arm yourself with the knowledge of the best way to stay secure in an ever-increasing violent world. In today’s society being equipped mentally and physically is no longer an option.   

Also See

·         Do you feel lucky?

·         You’ve Got Mail

·         How to Prevent an Assault (or reduce your chances)

 

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4 Comments

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    Comment by sex toy dave — 05/01/2011 @ 11:44 AM

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    Comment by aromatherapy — 27/01/2011 @ 12:09 PM

  4. All very good points, but how do regular people protect themselves? How about non-lethal weapons? ie. Tasers, stun guns & pepper sprays for those that are physically or mentally unable to protect themselves with self defense fighting techniques?
    And when I say mentally unable, it takes a state of mind to be prepared to defend yourself physically.

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    Comment by SDC — 16/02/2011 @ 10:32 AM


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