Category Archives: security

Nighttime Emergencies, How do You Respond?

When I worked in a firehouse, we always kept our turns outs (bunker gear) right by our beds.  With everything always in the same place, we could be dressed and on our to way to slide down the pole in a … Continue reading

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How to Protect your Home from Burglars

Here is a post that was sent to me, that gives some good ideas on preventing burglary. Howard One of the most common crimes in the world is burglary, but it is also one of the easiest to prevent. If … Continue reading

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28 ways to avoid being the victim of burglars

The most common burglar is a young man who lives within a two miles of you.  This type of burglar is the easiest to stop.  They are normally not very experienced and highly skilled.  However, there are still many experienced … Continue reading

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Dogs for Security and Why You Should Have One

I have been thinking about the use of dogs for security.  Currently we do not own a dog and have been thinking about getting one in the future.  Part of the reason is that I like a dog that I … Continue reading

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How to Avoid Thermal Imaging Devices

This excellent article on thermal imaging was sent to me by a friend.  I have doubled checked the information with a couple of other sources and have found it to be good. Howard A warm body can be detected by … Continue reading

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Loyalty or Discount Cards Violate Peppers Privacy

Whenever I go to many stores today the first question out of the clerk’s mouth, is do you have a loyalty or discount card?  Supposedly, these cards give you great savings.  The big question is do they really save you … Continue reading

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The Size of the U.S. Army vs Law Enforcement

One thing that I normally don’t do is to post articles from other publications.  Today I have made an exception and I am posting the article “The Incredible Shrinking U.S. Military” written by Michael Snyder. The information in this article … Continue reading

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Penetration of Small Arms for Home Defense

Here is a question submitted by one of our readers on the penetrating power of small arms as a result of the post Ammo Penetration Can be a Problem in Home Defense.  I am posting this for you to make comments and … Continue reading

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Wargaming Responses to the Threats that Preppers Face

This morning my wife and I have been talking about the most likely threats that we face in our area.  We have made a list of them and are discussing how we would respond.  In other words, we are wargaming … Continue reading

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Facial Recognition System Being Build by the FBI

  Here is some information sent to me by a friend regarding the new facial recognition system being build by the FBI. They plan to have collected up to 52 million facial images of both criminals and ordinary citizens by 2015 … Continue reading

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