Do you know what to do if you think someone is in your house? What if an unmarked car is trying to pull you over on a dark and lonely? Author Lynne Finch takes a comprehensive look at ways to improve your family’s immediate safety and methods for protecting them in the future. Finch covers a wide range of topics from temporary ways renters can make their home secure, to more permanent changes an owner can make. As well as travel tips for domestic and international travel, with suggestions as simple as how to use your luggage tags to not only make your bag distinct, but to be more security conscious.
Through interviews with Law Enforcement officers, Finch provides advice on how to handle various social interactions that keeps you from becoming a victim. These safety suggestions are helpful to readers of all ages, and a must-read for those just going off to college. Learn how to keep your drink safe at a bar or club, and prevent your friend from becoming a target. As well as what to do if someone is following you home at night.
Home Security Handbook is a well researched, thoughtful look at a serious subject that affects everyone live’s. Written in an approachable, conversational style, Finch provides informative tips that help prepare readers to deal with the most common safety concerns.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Reinforcing Your Home
Chapter 3: Social Media And Cybersecurity
Chapter 4: Calling The Police
Chapter 5: Driving
Chapter 6: Can You Spot The Killer?
Chapter 7: Tips For Travelers
Chapter 8: Out With Friends
Chapter 9: Campus Safety
Chapter 10: Keeping The Kiddos Safe
Chapter 11: Situational Awareness
Chapter 12: Basics Of Unarmed Personal Defense
Chapter 13: Stalkers–—Terror In Your Own Home
Chapter 14: Safe Room
Chapter 15: Home Defense Firearms