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How to Hire a Private Detective
Steve Thibeault
02/05/2015
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There are many reasons why you might find yourself in need of a private detective. The first reason that often comes to mind is suspecting a spouse of infidelity but even if you’re happily...
Hostage Survival Tips
Steve Thibeault
01/28/2015
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Once more the realm of movies and novels, it seems more and more often we’re hearing news reports about people being taken hostage for one reason or another. While thankfully the odds of it...
Security When Travelling
Steve Thibeault
01/07/2015
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Like many people, I enjoy traveling but I don’t. I like getting away for a while, visiting new places and such. But, I don’t like being away from home and I for darn sure don’t like exposing...
Burglary Victim
Steve Thibeault
12/15/2014
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While we hope it never happens, at some point in your life you may become the victim of a burglary. You come home from a long day at work and find your front door has been jimmied open. Your blood...
Flashlight Security Tool
Steve Thibeault
06/17/2014
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Quick, how many flashlights do you have in your home? How many of them actually have charged batteries in them? How long would it take you to put your hands on a working flashlight right now?...
Steve Thibeault
02/05/2014
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There are plenty of safety weapons for females to keep themselves safe from harm. But first let’s discuss the most important ones. Your brain and your senses help keep you aware of your...
Charging a Stun Gun
Steve Thibeault
01/30/2014
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Of course you'll get best results with a fully charged stun gun. However, once it is charged, it will last for a couple of months before you have to plug it back in to recharge it. If it's been a...
Lil Guy Stun Gun Review
Steve Thibeault
12/08/2013
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The Li’L Guy stun gun is a small and compact, but powerful self defense tool you can be confident will help protect you should you be accosted. It comes with a holster you can put it in and...
Steve Thibeault
06/14/2013
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Thieves often work on a pretty fast timetable. They want to get in, grab the goods, and exit stage right as quickly as possible. Therefore, they will usually look in the most common places people...
Steve Thibeault
05/28/2013
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A flick baton is a telescopic expandable baton that fits in a small space, such as on a belt holster or in a purse. It is a collapsible baton that will be quickly extended by the flick of a...
Steve Thibeault
05/24/2013
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They say practice makes perfect and that is certainly true with security plans. You and your family should know, without even having to think hard about it, what to do if the smoke alarms go off...
Non Lethal Self Defense
Steve Thibeault
04/01/2013
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While I realize there are situations when deadly force is warranted as a means of self defense, there are many times when non-lethal means is preferable. One of the main factors to bear in mind is...
Increase Home Security
Steve Thibeault
03/29/2013
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Here are a couple of very easy things you can do to increase your home security and not spend a lot of money doing it. In fact, if you have to spend more than ten bucks to do all this, odds are...
Improvised Weapons in Your Home
Steve Thibeault
03/25/2013
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While many if not most preppers own firearms as well as other intentional weapons, time should still be taken to think about improvised weapons found in the typical home. Now, when I say...
Steve Thibeault
03/23/2013
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The usual impression people have about hidden safes is that they are located behind paintings or behind a rug. However, this is a misconception that’s mainly propagated by Hollywood and the crime...
Opsec and Situational Awareness
Steve Thibeault
03/19/2013
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OPSEC, or OPerations SECurity, refers to the concept of keeping things private. You’ve all likely heard the phrase, “Loose lips sink ships.” Same idea here. The key thing to remember is to...
Pepper Spray for Women
Steve Thibeault
03/14/2013
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There are many pepper sprays for women in the marketplace today. Manufacturer's have recently been catering to the ladies by coming out with lady-like colors such as pink. These color choices give...
10 Things Rapists Look For
Steve Thibeault
03/09/2013
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Through a rapist’s eyes. A group of rapists and date rapists in prison were interviewed on what they look for in a potential victim and here are some interesting facts: The first thing men...
Home Self Defense
Steve Thibeault
01/29/2013
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Your home is your castle and you have the right and responsibility to defend it. You have property and people inside your home that are vulnerable to robbers and home invasions. Having the right...
Pepper Spray California
Steve Thibeault
09/13/2012
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As one of the largest states and one of the highest populations, you could probably guess that we send a lot of pepper spray to California. Yet we still get questions about whether it is legal for...
History of the Slingshot
Steve Thibeault
09/05/2012
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The slingshot is not just a toy; throughout history it has been used as a very effective weapon for hunting all over the world. Before it became the toy we know today, the sling was used by...
Are SAP Gloves Legal?
Steve Thibeault
10/02/2009
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SAP Gloves  are often used in self defense. This is a type of a tool that has steel sewn into their knuckles. They are not legal for self defense use in all states, so please check below before...
Crossbow
Steve Thibeault
09/25/2009
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Crossbows are stock-mounted bows that shoot bolts and primarily used for hunting and target shooting. If you are interested in either field, the first thing you should do is to determine the...
Defense Against Stray Dogs
Steve Thibeault
08/29/2009
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You’ve heard of canine pepper sprays . But how effective are they really at deterring attack from an aggressive dog ? Sometimes, the one thing that stands between you and a very angry dog...
Steve Thibeault
08/25/2009
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James Bond has the government budget at his disposal. Batman has Bruce Wayne’s fortune to rely on. But ordinary mortals like us don’t have huge bank accounts to sponsor our love for spy gadget s....
Outdoor Barking Dog Alarm
Steve Thibeault
08/16/2009
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Having a guard dog will definitely let you enjoy better sleep at night because you know you can trust it to keep you safe. But what if you can’t afford its upkeep? What if you’re allergic to dogs?...
Police Baton - What is it?
Steve Thibeault
08/09/2009
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One of the most important principles that people should remember about self defense is that in an emergency, anyone could – and should – be able to use anything that can be used as a weapon...
Self Defense Alarm - Makes a Very Loud Sound!
Steve Thibeault
07/30/2009
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Small, easy to conceal and can cause a racket when triggered. No wonder self defense alarms are one of the top selling self defense products in the market today. Many people, particularly...
Bear Spray
Steve Thibeault
07/04/2009
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If only a can of bear spray stands before you and a live, 7-foot tall bear, then you know there’s a good chance you'll come out of the woods alive. Bear sprays can be effective deterrents against...
Thumbcuffs
Steve Thibeault
02/17/2009
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Thumbcuffs may sound like a strange torture device to some or a fun toy to others. Just the same, it is simply a device used for restraining an individual. You can find thumbcuffs in many...
Groin Kick Self Defense
Steve Thibeault
12/12/2008
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In self defense, the groin kick is considered as one of the most effective means of fighting off a man and rendering him helpless. Although the effect is generally temporary, it can buy you enough...
How to Prevent Kidnapping
Steve Thibeault
11/19/2008
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Kidnapping is a very real threat, wherever you may be in the world or whatever city you may live in. It's not just a problem in third world or politically unstable countries. Each year, tens of...
Self Defense Weapons for the Elderly
Steve Thibeault
10/02/2008
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Most criminals like to target the elderly because they are viewed as weaker and more vulnerable. Well, it’s time to break the stereotype! Many seniors are taking charge of their own safety and...
Brain Self Defense
Steve Thibeault
09/22/2008
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When you’re under attack, your most prized weapon won’t be your stun gun or your martial art skills. Indeed, what will be able to help you most and get you out of trouble isn’t something you’ve...
Steve Thibeault
09/08/2008
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In these frightening days and times, with the US having the highest rate of rape , everyone can be a victim of anyone else’s desperation. You, as a woman, need to take care of yourself. Your car...
Use a Taser
Steve Thibeault
09/02/2008
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A taser or stun gun can be a very powerful and effective self defense weapon if used properly. It can temporarily disable an attacker without causing permanent bodily harm. You can put a person...
Use Stun Gun
Steve Thibeault
08/21/2008
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Supporters say it's better than pepper spray and is more efficient to use. However, if you have no idea how to use a stun gun the right way, it may either fail to protect you or cause...
self defense techniques
Steve Thibeault
08/01/2008
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Walking home late at night, hanging out too late at parties, and going around with no one with you can spell your doom, your mom once told you. You may or may not have obeyed, you may or may not...
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