Guardian Self Defense and Security Blog

The Reason We Do Self Defense

Like most of you every so often I am reminded of what is truly important in life. Most of us spend the majority of our time entrenched in the "rat race" that has become our lives. This reminder came via one of our customers. Here is what she had to say, "Bryan, Thank you so much for this email. A few months ago I ordered the key chain pepper spray and assumed that I would never have to use it. However, just this evening while walking to my front door I was approached by a man who tried to engage in a conversation with me. When he tried to walk closer to me I warned him to stay away and that I was carrying pepper spray. He instantly went on his way. I went inside and locked up. However being what I consider a nice person, I allowed myself to feel bad about how I reacted. I regretted that I might have really offended this perfectly nice and normal looking guy. " I was naturally on edge and decided to check my email to wind down. I used the link to the family watchdog site and was shocked to see the actual pictures of rapists who live just blocks from me. They all looked nice and normal as well. It reassured me that my own protection is nothing to feel guilty about. The incident made me feel fortunate and very proud to be a customer of Guardian." You see late last week I decided to send an email out to our Self Defense list. The actual email is below, but the point was to increase Awareness. In this case we focused on Sexual Predators. You can read the email below if you have time. Today when I opened my email and read this I instantly got "goosebumps" and had that really good, satisfied feeling. I was caught up in my "rat race", doing my normal day to day grind. Working for the weekend, getting by! It is messages like this that "SLAP YOU". All of a sudden I was like "Wake Up". We should look forward to each and every day and cherish the time we have with our husbands, wives, sons, daughters, etc. Every day is a new opportunity to make a difference and today I truly feel like we did. I got involved in the self defense business for this very reason. To help the "good folks"; It's amazing how quickly we forget our mission or passion. It's also interesting how those "little reminders" can bring us back down to earth.
  • 1 of 5 girls and 1 of 6 boys will be molested before their 18th birthday.
  • 90% of all sexual assaults against children are committed by someone whom the victim knew.
  • The typical sexual predator will assault 117 times before being caught.
  • The re-arrest rate for convicted child molesters is 52%.
  • These shocking statistics come from recent studies on the epidemic of sexual assaults that plagues our society today. Family Watchdog is a non profit group whose mission is to provide you with the information you need to protect your loved ones. Their services allow you to view known registered offenders and predators in your area. Knowing who these people are and what they've done provides yo u with your best defense to protect your family - awareness. Family Watchdog is now offering a tremendous tool free of charge and we wanted to make you aware of it. Ever thought of building a web site to similar to Family Watchdog's to help your community keep tabs on sexual predators. Rather than building your own, why not use theirs? You can build your very own, free, co-branded offender registry service, complete with all the stuff provides: free alerts to your visitors free mobile web site complete with maps free mobile alerts multi-lingual the ONLY national database of registered sex offenders updated multiple times throughout the day the ONLY sex offender service IN EXISTENCE that provides FREE help to our visitors the ONLY service of our kind that helps resolve incorrect offender information Your cost for us to provide this service for you? Free. Zip. Nada. Nothing. Check it out at Help make a difference today! Guardian Self Defense & Security Products
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