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How to be an Easy Target for Crime

Most of us do not want to be a target for crime. We avoid or try to prevent it like the plague. However, some of us like being in the midst of bad company. For those of you who are daring and feel “dangerous”, there are quite a few simple things you can do to help the everyday street [...]

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5 Do’s and Don’ts of Pepper Spray

People that purchase pepper spray for self-defense often times do not understand the basics of how to use it and what pitfalls to avoid. Listed here are 5 "do's and dont's" on pepper spray usage. This is extremely valuable information for anyone looking to carry, or have their loved ones carry, pepper spray. 1. DON’T carry your [...]

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Crime Prevention through Community Response

Robert Heinlein said it best, “an armed society is a polite society.” Many people believe that the solutions for reducing or preventing crime involve increasing the number of police officers on the street, imposing gun control restrictions or by throwing more people in prison. None of these are effective. The police, as an institution and by its very nature, [...]

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Preventing vs. Reacting to Crime

We spoke about proactive vs. reactive engagements to crime in an old blog post, discussing the differences between how crime is addressed from an organizational perspective. We talked especially about the reactive nature of law enforcement as an organization and how, legally, police officers have no legal obligation to protect you (an individual citizen). Now, we [...]

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Pepper Spray for Female Runners

Are you a woman? Do you jog for sport? Are there times when you feel unsafe or vulnerable when out running? Women are one of the most targeted groups when it comes to criminal activity. Many are afraid to go out and live life because of the fear of being attacked or taken advantage of. [...]

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TASERs for Teachers, Guns for Teachers: What’s Best?

Since the recent shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown CT, lawmakers and politicians in certain states have been considering equipping school teachers with deadly force in order to help prevent future tragedies. There is an ongoing debate however, on whether or not we should be increasing gun use or placing stricter controls on what [...]

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Don’t Rely on the Police to Save You – Protect Yourself!

The state of our society is that people rely on the government for many things. Food, housing, healthcare, employment, you name it. It has been this way since the end of World War II, with the rise of the modern day welfare state. But most significantly, we rely on the state to protect us from [...]

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Why Guns are a Poor Choice for Self-Defense

When it comes to self-defense, many people think that using a firearm is the best option. This could not be further from the truth, however. Using a firearm over a stun gun, pepper spray any other non-lethal self-defense weapon has many emotional, social and financial costs involved. Though many people use guns for self-defense, much [...]

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Where Can I Buy Pepper Spray in Minneapolis, MN?

I would like to talk about the availability of self defense products in the Minneapolis. I have seen older posts from years ago asking, “Where can I buy pepper spray in Minneapolis, MN.” People that I have talked to about pepper spray and other products are interested in our product line because they cannot seem [...]

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Personal Alarms for Self-Defense

Ever been in a situation where you have been stalked in the streets at night or were worried about being ambushed by someone wishing to do you harm? Have you ever thought about using a personal alarm for protection? Letting off some *noise* may be one of the best ways to avoid a confrontation. In [...]

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