What are 10 things I need to know about criminals?

Response by Teja Van Wicklen Things to know about a criminal’s potential assets: Size matters. The Statistics Say Your Assailant is most likely to be Male. Men tend to be bigger and stronger which means more than just weight, it means limb length, and height – things that give him greater leverage. Even a man … [Read more…]

What are the Five Stages of Violent Crime?

Response by Marc MacYoung The Five Stages of Violent Crime is an internationally recognized system to identify if — and determine when and if — you are   being set up for a crime or violence. It is used by police, military and firearms instructors around the world as a training and  teaching tool. Also the system is … [Read more…]

What is the basic process of crime?

“What you think you know … will kill you” –  An old survival maxim The above quote is common among safety experts. But it applies in spades to avoiding crime and violence. The problem is, most of what you think you know about crime is probably wrong. Or to quote Will Rogers “It ain’t that people are ignorant, it’s just … [Read more…]