Knowing your surroundings—and how to make use of them—can help you survive a criminal encounter.
Sheriff Jim reminds us that failing to plan is planning to fail.
Dealing with the little curve balls life sends your way is much easier if you've planned ahead.
Having a plan is part of being prepared. Being able to put that plan into action and see it through to a satisfactory conclusion is key to surviving unpleasant encounters.
A safe room in your house is vital, but so is a plan to escape from it should the situation warrant.
Planning for self-defense goes beyond owning a firearm and knowing how to use it.
Do you create a flexible defensive plan everywhere you go?