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Leaving on Vacation? Protect Your Home From Burglars with These Five Tips

You may be on vacation. Burglars are not. An old friend of mine once enjoyed a lovely Valentine’s Day vacation…only to return to find a thief had broken in and stolen the jewelry and other irreplaceable valuables. What a way to end a trip. Many burglars are on the prowl for homes left empty as …

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You Just Survived a Home Defense Shooting. Now What?

First and foremost, breathe. Focus on inhaling through your nose and exhaling out your mouth. What just happened is character-altering. Taking the life of someone in a domestic setting (even if they are an intruder) is not what action movies make it out to be.  The adrenaline dump will be physical. Your hands and legs will …

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Too Far? Mom Furious after Son Gets TSA Patdown

It’s no secret that going through airport security is obnoxious. Some even claim that the TSA’s methods to “screen” passengers are an invasion of privacy, and often not effective. But one Texas mother is speaking out after a screening gone wrong, where her son was patted down for an extended period of time, and then …

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6 Reasons You Should Go Be a Security Contractor Right Now

1. You hate your family Being a security contractor is much better than seeing your kids and wife every day.  Let’s face it: they’re awful.  Ever since you got married during your time in the military and your wife pumped out four kids, you’ve wanted to get away.  Baby showers, diaper changes, baseball games, priceless …

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