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Pepper Spray 101

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Pepper Spray 101

Pepper Spray 101 Pepper Spray vs. Pepper Gel Pepper spray is a popular choice for personal defense that has been around for decades. But it’s not your only compact, self-defense option. Pepper gel is a newer formula that contains the same active ingredient — a naturally occurring substance in cayenne peppers called oleoresin capsicum (OC) – but instead of being contained in a liquid, the pepper is suspended in a sticky gel. Understanding the differences between pepper spray and pepper gel can help you choose the personal defense option that’s right for your needs. Here are some key differences to consider.  Spray patterns  When...

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Crime Prevention

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Crime Prevention

Crime Prevention Preventing crime is not about following a concise list of crime prevention measures. Instead, it’s about using common sense and awareness to prepare for the worst, without becoming paranoid. These personal safety tips can help protect you against potential threats.   Pay AttentionBe alert and aware of your surroundings. Scan the parking lot before you leave the building. Pay attention to people or vehicles that seem out of place, and have your keys in hand to avoid fumbling as you approach your car. Staying vigilant will keep you attuned to potential dangers and empower you to make smart...

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Safety Tips For Women!

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Safety Tips For Women!

Serious Safety Tips for Women I'm not a paranoid traveler, but I do travel by myself often, and I take a lot of precautions. To travel without fear, we need to be savvy. I learned these tips from a woman who recently took a self-defense class. The instructor who taught her class interviewed a group of rapists in prison and learned what they look for when scoping out a woman. Here are some interesting facts:  The #1 thing men look for in a potential victim is hairstyle. They are most likely to go after a woman with a ponytail, bun,...

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