Quality instruction on threat awareness and avoidance via proper response….

This instruction can to various degrees be extrapolated to other environments/locations.

I would add this suggestion. Stay out of line of door, or windows as much as possible. There is no need to be near door to talk to whoever knocked.

Although he never expressly says do not approach door, which he probably should, if you watch him when he actually shows what to do, he is never in line with door. Do not give a potential threat a direct line of attack.

You must account for entire geometry of your space. Account for angles!

Also if you have a camera and lights, and other equipment, such as motion detectors and intercom the threat will be less inclined to position you. It is perhaps a good idea to move to a position to thwart threat forced entry. It depends.

Also , having the phone ready to call 911 is a good idea. But automatically calling them is not ideal.

Don’t make call unless it is really required. Be reasonably sure.

Police response is dangerous in itself.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s