Resources

Knowledge is Power.

Helpful Resources

Here is a list of resources we recommend to help guide you.

Campus Safety 

Twelve things women (and men!) should know before heading to campus.

Situational Awareness Radio Show 

Did you miss the live Radio show on WJON AM1240? Catch up on previous episodes here.

Travel Safety Tips – The Diamond Arrow Group

You want to feel safe, period. You want a sense of security and confidence that you can stay safe, in any situation while traveling. With these tips, we can help you make your trip memorable for the right reasons. 

The Gift of Fear by Gavin De Becker

A date won’t take “no” for an answer. The new nanny gives a mother an uneasy feeling. A stranger in a deserted parking lot offers unsolicited help. The threat of violence surrounds us every day. But we can protect ourselves, by learning to trust—and act on—our gut instincts. 

Protecting the Gift by Gavin De Becker

Safety skills for children outside the home
Warning signs of sexual abuse
How to screen baby-sitters and choose schools
Strategies for keeping teenagers safe from violence

The  New Superpower for Women by Steve Kardian

It takes only seven seconds for a criminal to pick you as a target. This empowering guide for women to protect themselves and their loved ones, from a self-defense expert and longtime veteran of law enforcement, combines commonsense advice on staying safe with concrete actions on what to do if find yourself in a dangerous situation.

The Law of Self Defense by Andrew F. Branca

 The world is a dangerous place. That’s why you’re prepared to protect yourself and your loved ones. Now arm yourself for the legal battle that happens after an attack. The first fight is for your life – the second for your liberty. Andrew F. Branca, the renowned expert in self-defense law, teaches you how to make quick, effective, legally appropriate decisions in life-and-death situations. His easy-to-understand analysis thoroughly covers the laws of all fifty states.

A Guerrilla Guide To Avoiding Sexual Violence: Stop Sexual Assault, Abuse and Predation In Your Life by Sean Stark

Avoiding sexual violence for young girls, boys, maturing women, and adult women (and yes, even men) is a critical life skill—unfortunately. It should be taught as part of their regular everyday schooling—with the same value as mathematics.

This book includes anonymous true accounts of sexual violence, abuse, and predation that demonstrate the principles and strategies you need to learn and understand.

Thinking In Time Podcast

How to improve the quality of decision-making in very stressful, novel, ambiguous, dynamic, time-pressured situations where potential for loss of life or limb exists. 

The Secure Dad Podcast

The Secure Dad, Andy Murphy, on home security, family safety, and fatherhood.