How to Arrive Home Safely at Night

Security Shot #5: How to Arrive Home Safely At Night

How to arrive home safely at night. This post is inspired by a recent change in our lives. Our youngest daughter has just started university. To make her commute easier, she stays in a house closer to the city during the week and sometimes has to arrive home to an empty property after dark. Security Shot 5 is for all the young women out there who must face the unknown of the dark after a long day.

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It was the deep of night, I was warm and dreamy, happily invested in the process of sleep. Then the night changed. I was ripped awake by a call on the community radio. Someone in the rural plotlands where we live was calling for help.

After dragging myself into some clothes, I fumbled through my gear expecting that I would soon be on my way to another neighborhood crime scene. I met up with my fellow patrollers, and we began the search.

We were told people had heard a man’s voice continuously calling out for help.

Sound can be deceptive at night.

Our area encompasses large tracts of paddocks and grasslands. At night when it is still, sound travels much further than in the day.

After some searching, we found a property, which might have been the source of the man’s desperate calls. We climbed through a disused electric fence and saw a building with a light on. We were not prepared for what we found… 

Armed Response

How to Find the Right Armed Response Company for You

An alarm is only as good as the sharpened stick it’s attached to. In other words, who will come once your house alarm has activated? This post was originally written for South African homes, however, there are armed response services the world over, no matter where your country is ranked relative to crime levels. The principles discussed in this post are applicable to anyone considering an alarm response subscription. 

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What is the Best Self Defense Technique Everyone Should Learn?​

To answer what the best self-defense technique is first to watch the video below. Please disregard the fact that this is a typical day on the streets of South Africa.  This incident could have taken place anywhere in the world. Our victim/survivor is walking down a busy road. She is on her cell phone; engrossed …

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