• Fox Labs - 5.3 Pepper Spray

    What is the primary purpose of a defense spray product? To take away the desire and/or ability for a subject to resist an officer's compliance commands or to allow a civilian to flee from an attacker. Since (most) all defense spray products eventually work the most desirable and successful product should be the one that will work the fastest—and do so most consistently and effectively. FOX LABS International's Premium Defense Spray line-up is unequaled, with virtually immediate incapacitation of subjects exposed to them. On-contact effectiveness documented by police officers under...

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  • RFID Hacking

    James Van Bokkelen is about to be robbed. A wealthy software entrepreneur, Van Bokkelen will be the latest victim of some punk with a laptop. But this won't be an email scam or bank account hack. A skinny 23-year-old named Jonathan Westhues plans to use a cheap, homemade USB device to swipe the office key out of Van Bokkelen's back pocket. "I just need to bump into James and get my hand within a few inches of him," Westhues says. We're shivering in the early spring air outside the offices...

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  • Tips for Parents: The Truth About Club Drugs

    What Are Raves? "Raves" are high energy, all-night dances that feature hard pounding techno-music and flashing laser lights. Raves are found in most metropolitan areas and, increasingly, in rural areas throughout the country. The parties are held in permanent dance clubs, abandoned warehouses, open fields, or empty buildings. Raves are frequently advertised as "alcohol free" parties with hired security personnel. Internet sites often advertise these events as "safe" and "drug free." However, they are dangerously over crowded parties where your child can be exposed to rampant drug use and a...

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  • Phone Swatting - Report it

    DON'T MAKE THE CALL The New Phenomenon of 'Swatting' 02/04/08 - Information provided by FBI RSS Feeds Remember the “phone phreakers?” The term hit our national consciousness in the 1970s, when a magazine reported on a small group of techie troublemakers who were hacking into phone companies’ computers and making free long-distance calls. Today, there’s a new, much more serious twist on this old crime. It’s called “swatting,” and it involves calling 9-1-1 and faking an emergency that draws a response from law enforcement—usually a SWAT team. Needless to say,...

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  • Campus Safety

    Campus safety tips While assault or rape by an attacker is never the victim's fault, there are a few things students can keep in mind While out on a date The unfortunate statistic is that 90 percent of rapes occur between people who already knew each other and that approximately half of rapes happen on dates. This is commonly known as "date rape" or "acquaintance rape." While sexual assault and rape by an attacker is never the victim's fault, there are a few things women can bear in mind: Take...

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  • Personal Alarms - Many Benefits at Very Low Prices

    I consider myself and my team to be self defense experts. That considered we are always interested in investigating and researching the effectiveness of self defense products. Over the last few months the volume of our personal alarm sales has been astonishing. With that said I would like to explain personal alarms, what they are, how they work, and their effectiveness at deterring crime. Personal alarms are small hand-held electronic devices with the functionality to emit a loud siren-like alarming sound. Many have activation buttons that when pressed sets the...

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  • Child Safety Resources from Missing & Exploited Children

    Child Safety Parents, guardians, and adults who care for children face constant challenges when trying to help keep children safer in today's fast-paced world. The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) offers easy-to-use safety resources to help address these challenges. For decades, children were taught to stay away from "strangers." But this concept is difficult for children to grasp and often the perpetrator is someone the child knows. It is more beneficial to help build children's confidence and teach them to respond to a potentially dangerous situation, rather...

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