Toronto: Police Hesitant to Respond to Burglar Alarms

From TheStar.com: Police argue false burglary alarm response ties up frontline officers, potentially taking them away from real emergencies and wastes valuable resources. This is an age old discussion between private...

Murder; start early to get it right?

An 11 year old boy has been charged with the murder of his father's 26-year old 8 months pregnant girlfriend. Apparently, and for unknown reasons thus far, the boy shot...

Sources: Several countries considering travel warning to US over police violence | SnallaBolaget.com

Sources say that several countries are planning to issue travel warnings to its citizens, warning them against travel to and in the USA, due to the extreme amount of...

Up Your Security 1 – 5 Cheap Home Security Tips

So you want to up your home security, but you don't really want to take out a second mortgage to do it? We've got a few tips for you...

“When the Sirens were Silent” – rehashing old fairy tales?

Mike Smith has a new book out - "When the Sirens were Silent" - where he talks about the tornado disaster in Joplin, where 161 people were killed, because,...

EVO? Not just a fancy car…

All right...seems we're a bit behind on everything these days, but that's just the way the cookie crumbles. Anyway, just like Kryptonite, Assa Abloy had to crawl to the...

Join 15,000 Others – Force the TSA to Follow the Law

This petition at WhiteHouse.gov is important. A quick look at the text of the petition outlines the issue:  In July 2011, a federal appeals court ruled that the Transportation Security Administration...

Security 101: Access Control – at home?

In the earlier installments of Security 101, we've talked about fences and bollards, and barriers in general, which is what you might call "perimeter protection". We're pretty much done...

Security vs. Survivalism – What’s the Difference?

Any time someone accuses me of being just a little bit extreme in my security focus, I get a little bit offended. I don't think I'm extreme, after all,...

5 Excellent Ways to Keep Your Home Fire Free

There are many areas of worry in life and threats to safety in general, but in your own home you want to know that you are safe, secure and...