|By no means ignore a “dangerous feeling”!! Police statistics present that in 90% of assaults the sufferer “felt one thing was fallacious” BEFORE something occurred however ignored their intestine instincts. If you happen to take note of your atmosphere [note in story above she wore “earbuds”] and may escape, you will not must struggle.|
1. Look the place you are going. Try the gasoline station, ATM, 7-Eleven and so on. earlier than you pull up/go in so you do not turn out to be a part of a stickup in progress.2. Get up. Flip off your iPod/iPhone and many others. when out in public. Do not jog with earphones.
three. Keep a Private Consolation Zone. No stranger or hostile relation is allowed to get nearer than 5 ft to you with out vetting or permission. Interval. In the event that they do, assault the attacker [Brad Steiner]. Follow a relaxed, non-threatening listening stance you may explode from (see the “Jack Benny stance” in our booksHow to Fight For Your Life and Attack Proof and the Guided Chaos Combatives.
four. Simply Say No. By no means settle for affords of assist from strangers (“can I carry your packages?”). This was a favourite ruse of serial killers corresponding to Ted Bundy. If issues really feel incorrect, run away screaming. If you cannot run, you will must combat. Learn the way: each hand-to-hand and weapons. 5. Stroll vast round constructing corners. Do not get jumped.
6. React. Apply a excessive pace flinch response within the occasion you are stunned by a sound, motion or contact (see the “Fright Response” within the above assets).
7. Watch your drink. Somebody might slip a knock out drug in your cocktail. Typical abduction/rape/homicide ruse.
eight. No stranger will get in your own home. Ever. Even when it is a little bit lady screaming to make use of your telephone to name her daddy as a result of her mommy’s mendacity within the highway bleeding to demise.
Name 911for her. In any other case, you open the door and three mutants rush in and a horrific dwelling invasion begins.9. Flat tire in a foul neighborhood? Drive in your rims. New wheels are a small worth to pay for avoiding a violent automotive jacking.
10. Folks provide you with a nasty feeling as you stroll down a avenue? Do you: Make eye contact? Do not make eye contact? Look assertive? Attain to your gun? Stroll down a distinct road.
11. You are being mugged to your cash. Do not fish round in your purse/pockets for payments.
Be cooperative. Give them your entire pockets (put together a separate “mugging” pockets with a couple of dollars). However…12. By no means go to crime scene #2. If all they need is cash, high-quality. But when they need to take you someplace, make your stand and struggle on your life, proper now. You stand a greater likelihood of surviving. Should you go with them, statistics say will you not escape or be rescued. You’ll most likely die or be so f’d up you will want you had died.