by Scott G DISCLAIMER: I am not an attorney (I’m not a liar), so what I’m telling you is based on my best understanding of the law and experience. For legal advice, you must see an attorney (although they don’t always know what they’re talking about – you may need a second opinion). Speaking as a former law enforcement officer, the one thing we are always on … [Read more...] about Suggestions and Best Practices For Dealing with Law Enforcement Officers
Security & Protection
Here you will find articles on security, alarms, boobytraps, unarmed and armed self-defense, survival mindset, weapons, and firearms.
This is a quick approach that will help you get started, it is not meant to replace common sense or the rational use of intelligent approaches in your daily life. There are a few simple realities that must be understood and accepted with regards to our modern lives and the ability to stalk, track and or find people in general. Everyone has an internet presence ¹ (some less … [Read more...] about Adjusting your daily habits to increase your safety and prevent threats to self!
By Joel Skousen It does little good to spend a lot of time and money in preparing for difficult times if you don’t also plan on securing those supplies against the very threats you are preparing for. Severe social dislocations caused by war, economic problems, or widespread natural disasters are almost always accompanied by looting, theft, and increased criminal … [Read more...] about Concealment Strategies Against Social Unrest, Theft, or Confiscation
Life is a series of choices made by individuals with the information they have gathered while living through choices made by others around them. We can thank pilots for the term “situational awareness”. However, for the past few decades many professional crime fighters, military, and civilian individuals have used this term and trained to understand and be more aware of their … [Read more...] about Training your Situational Awareness or dying: which do you prefer?
Legally I have to tell you if I have received the product or any compensation for writing this review. I did receive this product in exchange for a review! There may be affiliate links in the material that utilize Amazon as a platform. The LifeCard® has been designed to be discreet, hidden and functional, this article will explore all of these and look at benefits and … [Read more...] about LifeCard® by TrailBlazer Firearms: Weekly Product Review
This kit is a light weight kit that will allow you to be extremely mobile, yet well-armed when patrolling your property line, or while stationed at an LP/OP (listening post / observation post). This is also the kit that you would “grab and go with” when you know that a threat is approaching… Take this kit and your weapons and move into position at your predetermined … [Read more...] about How To Put Together an Effective Patrol / Guard Duty Kit
The first kit that we will look at in this article is what I refer to as “the bedside kit” and as the reference implies, this kit is kept beside your bed in a drawer or under the bed in a small box with a lid such as a plastic storage box with a snap on lid, you could of course just toss the kit under your bed, but that would allow dust, and grime to accumulate and the items … [Read more...] about The Prepper’s Bedside Home Defense Kit
DIY Home Security Ideas for Preppers and Homesteaders OCOKA OCOKA is a military term that stands for – Observation and fields of fire, Cover, and Concealment, Obstacles, Key Terrain, Avenues of Approach. When setting up retreat and home defenses OCOKA should always be kept in mind and each principle addressed when considering ideas for DIY home security for preppers. … [Read more...] about Defensive Strategies for Homestead and Retreat Defense after the SHTF (Updated for 2018)