How to Safely Clear Your Home

Posted by on July 23, 2017 10:41 am
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It’s 2 AM, and you’re lying asleep in bed. Your wife is snuggled next to you, and your young children are slumbering soundly in their respective bedrooms.

The sound of the creaking back door awakens you. You weren’t expecting any late-night visitors.

It could be an intruder . . . or not. Maybe you forgot to shut the back door all the way and lock it, and the wind’s blown it open. (Sheepdog Rule #24: Always check to see if the doors are locked before you retire for the night.)

How do you investigate this possible home intrusion quickly and safely? How do you navigate through your house in a way that maximizes your safety when there could be a possible attacker on the prowl?

Today we’re going to walk you through how to effectively clear your home. In the tactical world, “clearing a building” simply means investigating the premises for a suspected intruder. A building is “cleared” if you confirm the suspect isn’t there or you neutralize the threat.

To get the inside scoop on how execute this tactical skill, I talked to my buddy Mike Seeklander from the American Warrior Society and Shooting Performance.

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One response to How to Safely Clear Your Home

  1. Jesse Mathewson July 23rd, 2017 at 11:39 am

    This is where cameras and bedroom/kitchen and workspace monitoring and reviewing with locked/fireresistant lockbox with its own individual power source and wired/wireless encrypted monitoring comes in quite handily.

    Btw. Clearing a house alone is rarely beneficial, versus use of solid teamwork- a decent article

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