Home invasion is making a lot of news these days. You read about in the paper or see it on television on a regular daily basis. To me it is a much more insidious crime than a regular home burglary because it is done deliberately when the occupants of the home are there.
It differs from home burglary in other ways too. It is usually done by more than one person unlike home burglary. Home burglars like to get in and out very quickly. Home invaders are usually there for much longer periods of time. Home burglars don’t like confrontation. Home invaders thrive on confrontation, intimidation and violence.
Home burglars are there to steal things and get out. Home invaders are usually they are to steal things and inflict injury.
One out of six homes will be the victim of a home burglary this year. Statistics on home invasions are not kept separately. Anecdotal evidence shows that it is growing in popularity.
Here are some tips on how to prevent home invasion.
Start with your neighborhood and get a neighborhood watch program going.
Make your home an unattractive target.
Get a sign that warns of a vicious guard dog.
All home invasions start at the front door with the occupants just reflexively opening the front door. Use your peephole. If you don’t have one-get one.
And maybe the most important way to prevent a home invasion is to install some security cameras. When the bad guys see a security camera, they have to be absolutely nuts to try and gain entry. But then burglars and home invaders are not the sharpest knives in the drawer.
If you do become a victim of a home invasion, make sure that you have some self defense products like stun guns and pepper sprays around the house. They may help save your life.
Follow these tips on home invasion prevention and you may save yourself and your family a bunch of grief.
If you think crime can only happen to the other guy you are wrong. The “other guy” is thinking the same thing and to him you are that “other guy”. There is a reason why they call it self defense. You have to protect yourself, your family, your home and business!!
Chances are if you are reading this that crime has touched your life in some way or you consider yourself at risk. Take the next step and do something to protect yourself! Your life and safety is worth far more than the cost of self defense course.
If you are in the market for a self defense product look for quality, effectiveness, and a biggie-LEGALITY. Stun guns are not legal in some states. Pepper sprays have restrictions in some jurisdictions. Check with your local police department first before you get one. SABUNG AYAM