Home Security Part III: Deter

It is better to avoid a problem than need to deal with it.  In context of home security, avoidance becomes deterrence, the ability to deter the criminal element from attempting to breach your home in the first place.  Regarding the Three Ds paradigm (deter, detect, defend) deterrence is accomplished by making your home a hard... Continue Reading →

Home Security Part II: The Threat Analysis

Understanding the enemy is paramount.  In terms of home invasion, what is this enemy?  The situation has become increasingly varied and complicated in the past few years.  The range of threat ranges from harmless and mundane to exceedingly violent.  Here I seek to outline the potentials for threat we now face in contemporary American life. ... Continue Reading →

Home Security Part I: Overview

Your home is your castle; while this expression is quite cliché, it denotes the sentiment that your home is a safe place.  What made medieval castles safe?  Typically, they were powerful fortifications consisting of defensive walls and barriers, allowing the defenders to repel greatly superior numbers of invaders.  Likely, your home does not have high... Continue Reading →

CCX2 Podcast Discussion

Another great discussion on the CCX2 podcast this past Thursday. We discussed eight recent incidents and some of them are very bizarre, ranging from road rage incidents to cougar attacks. In the year 2020 people and furry creatures alike are losing their minds. Tune in to hear some good discussion on this variety of self-defense... Continue Reading →

Self-Defense Tools for Riots: Stay Realistic

Obviously, the civil unrest and rioting is on our minds of late.  This threat indeed warrants consideration beyond more typical criminal activity.  However, I think that many are not being particularly realistic in their approach.  Consider the following: Long Guns How should the possibility of driving into a riot and having your vehicle accosted change... Continue Reading →

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