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  1. Arson Watch Program Agency Interaction By Lance Winslow
    This years fire season has already started and so far the score is showing the fire fighters in the lead with several large fires under their belts in California, Nevada and Arizona. So far in 2005 we have not had any huge or “Mega Fires” yet, cross your fingers that our luck continues. If you are worried about your community after the very wet season of Winter 2005 and the tremendous growth you may want to consider starting an Arson Watch Program. If you decide to go for it and set up a team …


  2. Are You A Potential Crime Victim? By Joseph Garrio
    I've been in law enforcement for 17 years and have a great deal of experience working in the street and dealing with the common problems and crimes of the average person. This article addresses the common crimes that are occuring to people when removed from their homes. This is to make you aware of them and how to reduce your chances of becoming a victim.Unattended PropertyMany people in the city become a victim to this crime. This mainly happens when someone is in a public place and puts …


  3. Home Security - The Doors to Your Home By Roger Overanout
    In part 3 of this occasional series on home security we are going to look at the main points of entry to your home the doors.It makes no sense to have flimsy weak doors on your house, what you really need is something that a House Breaker will bounce off when they try to force it. In the next article in the series I will deal with the locks and hinges fitted to your doors but for now I would like to concentrate on the physical construction of the actual doors themselves.The back and front door…


  4. Earthquake Preparation is Your Family Safe? By Lance Winslow
    Is your family ready for the big one? If not you should be and do not for a second believe that Earthquakes only happen in California. There are seismic faults all over the world and in some places you might not even think of. You might be surprised how close you live to one and realize with a big Earthquake damage can occur up to a 100 miles away and that’s only from the shaking, not even thinking of Tsunami wave action. One thing you must remember is simply because there has been a large qua…


  5. Buying Your First Handgun By David Nash
    Preparing to buy your first handgun can be quite daunting. They aren’t cheap. New handguns range in price from $250.00 to $2,500.00. And to complicate the matter even further, there are many different manufactures and choices. I tell people in my carry permit course that there are as many different types of handguns as the manufacturers can talk people into buying. What is probably most confusing to someone new to this field is the fact that for every make and model of handgun, there are …


  6. Alarm System Keypads By Matthew Francis
    The keypad is the device you and your loved ones will interface with daily. It is typically placed at one or more of the following locations:* House to garage door hall. * Front door * Master bedroom * Inside garageYou need at least one keypad to communicate with the control panel. If you elect to have only one keypad you should have it installed as close to the door you use most often as possible. Even if you or others sometimes use a different door, you can put it on its own delay zone and h…


  7. How to Use a Fire Extinguisher By Jim Staller
    Millions of people everyday rely on fire extinguishers to put out minor fires which start in the home. Fire extinguishers contain a powder which is known to instantly put out a fire and prevent it from spreading any further. In 2004, fire extinguishers saved over 25 lives in the United States and prevented over 1,500 injuries. Fire departments all over the world encourage home owners to have at least one fire extinguisher in the home at all times. That said, studies show that approximately 80%…


  8. Alarm Systems & Automobile Tires? By Matthew Francis
    What do alarm systems and automobile tires have in common? This may sound like a strange question to the untrained ear, but lend me yours and I will make sense of it.The reason I mention car tires is that they are a necessity that most all of us have some experience purchasing, at least once in a while.Even though we need good tires to keep our cars firmly on the road, when they are wearing out we often put the purchase off for a few weeks. If we are patient, a Saturday will eventually come al…


  9. Safety Alert! - All the Predators Come Out After Dark By Gary Simpson
    When darkness falls all the foxes come out to hunt. Unfortunately, the same thing happens in the human species. Every criminal bash-artist, robber, general thief, hold up merchant, car thief, house breaker, home invader, burglar, mugger, rapist and general recidivist crook also comes out to hunt. Sad, but true.After dark you certainly need to have your "radar" turned on. Those who would do you harm or want to damage or steal your property prefer to operate anonymously. Darkness is their unfair…


  10. Where Does Safety & Security Begin? Security Expert Explains By Marvin Badler
    Personal safety begins with you. It is widely accepted that a wide-ranging personal safety strategy must incorporate prevention, deterrence and defiance.PREVENTION: Is the first and most important element of any personal safety strategy. Prevention includes all those things that can be done to avoid dangerous situation. The most obvious and critical of those things is maintaining a keen awareness of your surroundings at all times.DETERRENCE: Being aware of potential danger is only one step in…


  11. Emergency Disaster Planning: Building a Bug-Out Kit By Soni Pitts
    Report after report comes in about how many people couldn't or didn't escape the wrath of Hurricane Katrina. More reports come in about the disorganized relief effort, the communications problems they're having and the difficulty in getting survivors to safety even when they are reachable by rescue personnel.Hopefully, few of us will ever be caught in such a widespread and devastating disaster as Hurricane Katrina. But should a natural or man-made disaster threaten your family or force an evac…


  12. Alarm System: Wireless Remotes By Matthew Francis
    WIRELESS ALARM SYSTEM REMOTESThese remotes are also known as “key fobs” or “4 button key chains”. They are wonderful to have in addition to your keypad as you can turn your alarm on or off without going to the keypad. You still need a keypad to perform most of the other operations of your system such as seeing what zone is opened or has been violated after an alarm. The typical programming for a 4 button key chain would be as follows.1 System Armed. (On) 2 System Disarmed (Off) 3 System Armed …


  13. Wall Safes: The Safest Walls On Earth By John Morris
    With the increasing crime rates these days, it is best that you find ways to protect your belongings whenever you are indoors or outdoors. But the most important thing you have to protect is your home, especially if you and your household members are not at home most of the time.By equipping your home with security gadgets like wall safes, you can eliminate the worries that fill your mind knowing that your most valuable possessions are safely intact.Nowadays, keeping valuables in the bank’s sa…


  14. Home Security System, You Are A winner By Lance Winslow
    Have you ever been to a local trade show or fair and filled out a raffle and later you find out you have won a Home Security System? Well, you are not alone. Sometimes everyone one wins. That’s right you are not as lucky as you think you are. Well you are lucky in one regard; home security systems do work, not only do the little flags out front of the stickers near the front door help prevent crime, but an alarm sends the culprits running big time.The blaring alarm sends the thieves running do…


  15. CCTV Security Camera Information for Non-Technical People By John Beagle
    Get a good face shot!Use Higher quality cameras at entry areas Doors, gates and other entry areas need a good quality, high resolution camera to record a good 'face shot.' The video from this camera should be considered a highly valuable since it can be used as evidence in identifying a person in a court of law.Wide Angle Cameras for large surveillance areasOnce you can get a good shot of a persons face, you should use a wider angle camera lens for the interior surveillance spaces of the build…


  16. What is Your Security Awareness IQ? By Jimmie Newell
    Are you aware of the need for security?Your awareness of the need for security, is the best place to begin a discussion on physical property security. What is security awareness? Our definition is multi-faceted, and includes the ability to identify known and unknown threats, being aware of the technologies, products and services that can defuse those threats, knowing how to operate the products and systems you have, and most importantly the awareness that these systems must be used, and must b…


  17. Your Guide to Wireless Security Cameras By Bob Hett
    The use of wireless security cameras has been gaining in popularity over recent years. This can be for many reasons. Some people use wireless security cameras to make their home secure and to monitor their home. Other people use them to monitor their nannies or their employees. Some people use it for surveillance of their store or office. Whatever the reason may be, wireless security cameras are quickly becoming the preferred method of security for many people. If you would like more info…


  18. Emergency Preparedness: Your Responsibility By Leon Chaddock
    While there is always blame to go around about who should handle emergency preparedness, there is little doubt that everyone needs to play their own role in preparing themselves for emergencies. Everyone can look back and see that there are problems and fingers to point, but it is essential that each individual prepare themselves for the terrible things that can happen. While we want to be able to have others be there, it just makes sense to have your own safety in mind.Emergency preparednes…


  19. Six Common Criminal Types And How To Avoid Them By Scott Shaper
    “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” that saying is as true for crime, as it is for health. After taking literally thousands of reports over the years I spent as a police officer; I found that a lot of crimes that had happened could have been prevented. The easiest and most effective way of dealing with crime is not be a victim of it in the first place. This is easier said then done, and no matter how cautious you are you can still be a victim. Nothing will give you a 100% gua…


  20. 7 Simple Reasons Why You Need a Network Security Camera for Your Home By Herman T. Lee
    Pros1. Easy to install: Most of the network cameras on the market are plug and play and/or have very simple to follow instructions for both the hardware and software end.2. Comparatively cheaper than other security systems: Instead of paying a highly trained technician to install a complex CCTV system, and pay him on an ongoing maintenance arrangement- you can have a network camera security system that can stand on it's own against CCTV and traditional security systems.3. Works with your exist…


  21. What Are The Best Uses for Hidden Video Cameras? By Bob Hett
    What is the best reason for installing hidden video cameras at home? You may not have the same reason, as let’s say your next door neighbor about the wisdom of installing home security cameras. But neither of you will deny the fact, that placing the hidden video cameras, provides you added security.Here are several compelling reasons to buy hidden video cameras installed at your home or office.Hidden video cameras are your “eyes and ears” in the premises. They record perfectly and don’t play f…


  22. Securing Home Water Supplies; Conservation of Water Planning By Lance Winslow
    Generally when it rains the water runs off the house and yards into the gutter and into pipes or storm drains which feed it into the river, stream or ocean. This conventional approach is problematic in that many of the countries regions are in severe drought. As we expand our population base we will see issues where the growth and water usage far exceed the regional annual rainfalls. This will indeed over tax the water supplies and cause issues with exacerbated droughts and lengthy recoveries.…


  23. Use Of Home Security Cameras Increase By Bob Hett
    Unfortunately, the world is not as safe as it used to be. With crime in the home on the rise, more and more people are looking at options to make their homes more safe and secure. One option for home security that is becoming very popular is the use of home security cameras. These types of video systems can give a homeowner the sense of security and the peace of mind that they are looking for. Now, people can record their nanny or babysitter while they are away, see who is at the door before a…


  24. How to Buy a Safe for Your Home By Jimmie Newell
    The first step is to determine who or where you will buy your safe from. There are many places to buy a safe today, you can buy from a “big box store”, an office supply store, a furniture store, a hardware store, online, or even from a professional safe retailer or locksmith.With any other than the safe retailer or locksmith you run the very real chance of not being able to get qualified advice as to what you need, not being able to arrange service or repair should the need arise. When you buy…


  25. Turn Your Home Into A Fortress By Lance Winslow
    The best way to turn your home into a fortress is to carefully and strategically consider all your options. First you need to make a layout of your property and look at an aerial diagram of your home. Then you will need an aerial of the neighborhood, you can go to Google maps for this. Aerials pictures can provide you with possible escape routes of burglars. Drainage ditches, side roads, school playgrounds and wooded areas. You can also get an idea of every possible way the burglars might try…






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