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Text to 911

Text Message to 911

What is Text to 911 Emergency Messaging Capability This article provides an overview of a service called Text to 911. The service is in the process of rolling out to cities in the United States....
FEMA Wireless Emergency Alerts

Emergency Cell Phone Alerts

FEMA Wireless Emergency Alerts The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the National Weather Service work in conjunction with major cell phone service providers to send emergency alerts to individual mobile devices and cell phones....
Self defense

Self Defense and Personal Protection

In addition to conducting background checks and locating missing persons, private eyes are often hired to provide personal protection and bodyguard services to their clients. If you are considering adding these options to your...
bulletproof vests

Bulletproof Vests, Backpacks and Protective Gear

What are bulletproof vests? Bulletproof vests are like a sleeveless shirt that is worn on the upper portion (torso) of the body. The protective bulletproof vests serve as a piece of personal armor that helps...

Is Someone Stalking You? Learn How to Deal with a Stalker

Learn How to Deal with a Stalker and Keep Yourself Safe Stalking is defined as a repetitive pattern of unwanted, harassing, or threatening behavior that is committed by one person against another. Acts that could...
Home Security Systems

The Best Home Security Companies and Alarm Systems

List of Companies that Provide the Best Home Security and Alarm Systems Home security systems help keep you, your family and your home (or place of business) safe from criminals and intruders. Their main purpose...
List of Halloween safety tips

List of Halloween Safety Tips

Keep yourself and your family safe with this list of Halloween Safety Tips Each year on Halloween, families across the country gather for parties and open up their homes to excited trick-or-treaters, while others head out with their...
Survival Kits

Survival Kits for Emergencies

Be Prepared for a Natural Disaster with a Survival Kit A survival kit is a package of basic tools and supplies prepared in advance as an aid to survival in an emergency. Survival kits come...
Sex Offender Danger Zones

Sex Offender Safety Zone Mobile App: SO Zones

New Mobile App Helps Sex Offenders Stay Away from Designated Safety Zones This article provides an overview of sex offender registration requirements in the United States. Also, it provides a review of a new app...
Facebook's Safety Check In Feature

Facebook’s Safety Check In Feature: Stay in Touch During a Disaster

Whether you're an everyday Facebook social networking fan or not, you will definitely appreciate Facebook's Safety Check-In Feature. The handy feature is helpful if you're in the midst of a natural disaster, terror attack,...