How to Be Safe

Protect Yourself, your Home, your Family, and your Business From Crime
Lipman, Ira A. (Book - 2011 )
How to Be Safe

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How to Be Safe is the most comprehensive safety and security manual on the market, encouraging individuals to take a positive, preventive approach to their own safety. This well-researched reference, written by the founder and chairman of Guardsmark, one of the world's largest security service companies, shows you how to protect yourself from crime even when challenged by the greatest odds. Jam-packed with unique tips and handy guidelines to deal with muggers, burglars, stalkers, and worse, H OW TO B E S AFE reveals what attracts criminals to you, your home, your loved ones, or your business and provides the proven tactics to scare them off. From securing your home with tips from the professionals to protecting your investments and arming your computer with the best virus-protection software, the information inside will help you stay one step ahead of even the savviest criminal minds. If you're concerned about becoming a victim of crime, keep this book handy and follow its practical and personally relevant advice. Learn the secrets of the security pros and discover how to... · Secure your home while on vacation. · Establish a safe workplace. · Protect kids from violence and bullying. · Stay safe when jogging, shopping, or taking mass transportation. · Detect an unsafe college campus. · Avoid Internet scams and e-mail traps. · Select a safe nursing home or daycare center. · Deal with sexual assault and stalkers. · Respond to a terrorist attack. · And so much more!
Authors: Lipman, Ira A.
Title: How to be safe
protect yourself, your home, your family, and your business from crime
Publisher: Pleasantville, N.Y. : Reader's Digest Association, 2011
Characteristics: xv, 367 p. ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Ira A. Lipman
Notes: Includes index
Contents: Security in your home
Doors and windows
Household security
Alarm systems
Your telephone
Service employees and invited strangers
Lighting your home
Outside security
Vacations and special occasions
Tips for apartment and condo dwellers
Security away from home
Car safety
Security on the streets
Security while shopping
Security on the job
Security when you travel
Moving to another community
Family security
Family violence
Security for infants and young children
Security for older children and teenagers
Cyber crime
Community security
Neighborhood crime prevention
School and campus security
Security in hospitals and nursing homes
Senior victims of crime
Consumer fraud, con artists, and con games
Investment fraud
Protection from violent crimes
Rape, sexual harassment, and stalking
Hate crimes, kidnapping, and murder
The criminal justice system
ISBN: 1606521691
Branch Call Number: 613.6 L7646h 2011
Subject Headings: Self-protective behavior Preparedness Crime prevention Dwellings Security measures Safety education
Topical Term: Self-protective behavior
Crime prevention
Safety education
LCCN: 2010028280
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Comprehensive safety and security manual, encouraging individuals to take a positive, preventive approach to their own safety.

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