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You may be carrying concealed. I would say it is a must in the world we live in. Just because you carry concealed does not mean you carry without consequence.
It’s a very stark reality for those not paying attention. You can be punished for saving your families’ life. Even if you defend yourself with your bare hands you could find yourself weighed down with missed work time to stand in a court and prove you did the right thing.
The time has come for people to consider deterring the threats that stalk our streets. To some these may be common sense but the article brings them to the forefront as one of the best preps you can manage. You want to be able to stop an attack before it happens. This is important today but will be even more important if the SHTF.
Doors and Locks
While it might seem basic, you want to introduce some upgrades to your locks for doors and windows. Don’t be shy about them either. Big ugly locks let bad guys know they are gonna have to work hard for this. Most will move on without making the effort.
There has been a movement in our society to appear meek and weak. The men, in particular, have been made this way. You don’t need to be a big strong person. You need to have the confidence, physical fitness, and presence in the world to let people know, in an instant, that you are not an easy target.
Floodlights are a powerful nighttime deterrent that should not be overlooked. You might even look into solar-powered lights for a time when power has expired.
We hear about awareness all the time. Situational awareness. Well, all you need to know is that it’s really hard to rob someone if they are looking you in the eye. Pay attention to the world around you. Put the cellphone away.