Tag Archives: Personal Safety
Do you ever ask yourself why you don’t have the power to make decisions which could change your life? Often the solution is viewing a Hollywood adaptation of an extreme case of convictions. Watch these seniors’ reaction to an attempted robbery.
Don’t scoff at seniors defending themselves. I have taught groups of seniors, numerous with mobility challenges and to a person they learned and demonstrated skills they use to keep themselves safe. The lessons raised their personal safety awareness and gave them confidence in being able to control their own environment.
White, Yellow, Orange and Red.
This condition applies when you are by yourself, possibly in the bathtub with a glass of chardonnay. You know your windows and doors are locked and you have zero responsibilities at the moment.
Yes, very few women have this pleasure which is the point. You need to be aware of your surroundings 100% of the time.
“It starts somewhere. It starts in the home. I know what a mass shooter can look like.
First time I saw him, I was 13. The sun wasn’t even up yet and I was wearing my track uniform. I poured myself a bowl of Peanut Butter Captain Crunch, turned and there he was, sitting at the round pale-blue Formica table reading the newspaper and drinking a cup of coffee.
He was a large man. Wavy hair and beard intertwined with strands of black and white. Blue-blue eyes. A department store Santa. He smiled at me. Introduced himself. I was late for practice. So I told him to wash his dishes before he left.”
RCMP Sgt. Karen Winthrop “Santa Barbara Secrets” A Novel. Third in the “J” Team Series. RCMP Sgt. Karen Winthrop, sequestered to Canada’s Canadian Security Intelligence Service, CSIS, is investigating stolen radioactive material which brought down an American flight from Minneapolis to LAX. She has just left the White House where she was briefed by the head of the Secret Service and “J” Team Leader Jessica Fukishura. Secret Service Special Agent Jessica Fukishura from Toronto, Ontario Karen texted Tom Hortonn from the airport providing him with her flight number and arrival … Continue reading
Vancouver Police Chief Palmer advises citizens to take responsibility for their personal safety. “If you can not hide, fight. You have every right to defend yourself” Police Chief Palmer Vancouver PD safety tips “Many people fear the possibility of being robbed or assaulted while outside the safety of their home and, though these incidents are fairly rare, they do happen. There are some basic steps that you can take to help prevent an assault or to respond correctly if something does happen. These are basic steps, so they may seem … Continue reading