This is a guest post by Rose Cabrera Home invasion is a terrifying situation for anyone. Aside from the terror it gives, it can also lead to beatings, rape or the loss of a loved one. While preventive measures are essential, it’s also important that you prepare yourself in the event that an actual invasion […]
Now remember, when things look bad and it looks like you’re not gonna make it, then you gotta get mean. I mean plumb, mad-dog mean. ‘Cause if you lose your head and you give up then you neither live nor win. That’s just the way it is.- Outlaw Jose Wales You have to have the […]
It’s a bit scary. A weak link in your home invasion prevention is your children. Without training and practice, children are probably one of the easiest ways for home invaders to enter your home. Children are naturally helpful. Home invades know this and will exploit it to gain access. Take a look at this video.
This is a guest post by Andrew Betts Do you really need to dress yourself up like a Multicam version of the Staypuff marshmallow man just to defend your home against a few burglars? That could be a bit much, but body armor can actually have a practical place in your home defense plan.
It’s something you never want to happen but you have to prepare for. A home invasion is fast, brutal and can end extremely badly. All that being said, you want to be ready in case something happens.
What should you do with a bedside gun? The idea of having a bedside gun so that if you hear a bump in the night you can clear the house sounds good. It’s just not very practical or safe.
This is a guest post by Dan Sullivan You know what the worst feeling in the world is? Thinking you’ve done everything you can to protect your home and family, only to realize you’re almost as vulnerable as everyone else.
This is a guest post by Steven Swift What would you do in the event of a home invasion? Would you know all the possible escape routes, the ways to alert the rest of your family to the attack and where to hide or how to escape? Devising a plan to keep your family safe […]
This is a guest post by Scott Sylvester I think a lot of people who carry a concealed weapon are under the false pre-tense that if they actually have to draw their handgun, it will be a certain shooting situation. Firearms are used for personal defense hundreds of times a day in the US alone […]
This is a guest post by Nick Harper Your home is your castle. Like any good ruler, you want to protect your throne. That is why most of us have a concealed carry weapon or a home defense gun to train with and master so as to slay unexpected evils. However, there is more to […]
First of all, you never want a home invasion to happen. Please do all the steps you can keep them outside your door. Take a look at our posts on situational awareness and physical security.
The Psychology of Home Invaders vs. Burglars We have a study of the psychology of home invaders and burglars today. It is good to understand the differences. Introduction: Two potential threats to the security of your home are burglars and home invaders. Both types of criminals operate on the basis of different motives, behaviors, and […]
We found another good infograph on preventing home invasions.
We found a great infographic on home invasion facts. Check it out. Share this post around.
You have an intruder in your house and you end up shooting them. You are walking down the street and someone threatens you with a gun, you end up shooting them. You need to know what to do after the shooting stops. Watch the whole video, this could make the difference whether you have your […]
Continuing on with the how to be safe at home theme, here is another video that extends on with advanced safe room techniques. I like the discussion on using cover and how to use angles as your advantage.
This is a guest post by Scott Sylvester. Total Home Defense When you are contemplating your personal defense how many attackers do you train to defend against? At what distances do you train to interdict these attackers?
You carry at home. You have a safe room in the house. All this is what you have heard is how to be prepared for home invasions. Well that’s all good. It’s sometimes the little things that determine whether you live or die.
The Old boys Have Some Points for Home Defense- Part 1 (Preventing Home Invasion Robberies and Assaults)
This is a guest post by Carr Mohr The weather was nasty and the TV was spewing mindless chatter so I jumped in the truck and went down to visit the boys at the gun shop. The big pot bellied stove was warming the place nicely the “boys” were sitting around warm coffees in hand […]
Guest Post by John Payne, Jr. – A Good Guy with a Gun DON’T ROAM YOUR HOME “LOOKING FOR BAD GUYS” More and more I’m seeing commercials or “funny” vids showing homeowners engaging possible intruders in all areas of their property – NOT generally a good idea, amigos.
You hear a knock on the door at 2am or even 10pm. The first thing you should not do is open the door. The key in preventing a home invasion is not to give your attackers an advantage. We found a great video by Masad Ayoob on what not to do and what to do […]
One of the last things anyone wants to live through is a home invasion. At the same time you have to prepare if you are going to have a chance at home invasion survival. We have a nice video on somethings to keep in mind. First of all, you need to know who is the […]