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NCJ Number: 65203 Find in a Library
Title: TOTAL SELF-PROTECTION - THE HANDBOOK OF CRIME PREVENTION
Author(s): R ROWE; J MALLMAN
Corporate Author: William Morrow and Co, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: 1979
Page Count: 286
Sponsoring Agency: William Morrow and Co, Inc
New York, NY 10019
Sale Source: William Morrow and Co, Inc
1350 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: BY PROVIDING A COMPREHENSIVE APPROACH TO CRIME PREVENTION AND CRIME RESISTANCE, THIS BOOK IS DESIGNED TO HELP PEOPLE DEVELOP AN AWARENESS OF THE VULNERABLE AREAS OR ASPECTS OF THEIR LIFESTYLE.
Abstract: TOTAL SELF-PROTECTION MEANS DEVELOPING AN ATTITUDE OF CONSTANT AWARENESS AND CONTINUOUS ALERTNESS TO POTENTIAL DANGERS. THE ELEMENTS OF SELF-PROTECTION ARE SUMMMED UP IN THESE FOUR RULES; (1) THE BEST PROTECTION IS PLANNED PROTECTION--PLAN AHEAD NOW; (2) BE PREPARED--EVADE DANGER AND AVOID ATTACKS; (3) USE PSYCHOLOGICAL DEFENSES TO ESCAPE ATTACK; AND (4) ATTACK WITH SPIRIT, SINCE THE BEST DEFENSE IS A PLANNED OFFENSE. A BLUEPRINT FOR PERSONAL PROTECTION SHOULD FIT THE INDIVIDUAL'S LIFESTYLE, SEX, AGE, AND BASIC REQUIREMENTS. DEPICTIONS OF SELF-DEFENSE TECHNIQUES FOR MEN AND WOMEN ARE AIMED AT FAMILY PROTECTION (SPOUSE AND CHILDREN), PROTECTION FOR SENIOR CITIZENS, PROTECTION AGAINST RAPE, PROTECTION AGAINST KIDNAPPING AND TERRORISM, SAFEGUARDS AGAINST BURGLARY, VEHICLE PROTECTION, TRAVEL SAFETY, COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION FOR CRIME PREVENTION, AND WEAPONS FOR SELF-PROTECTION (AND WHY THEY ARE NOT A GOOD IDEA). A PERSON'S ATTITUDE TOWARD CRIME PREVENTION IS JUST AS IMPORTANT AS HAVING A PLAN OF SELF-PROTECTION. CRIME PREVENTION PLANS AND ACTIONS NEED TO BE PERIODICALLY UPDATED TO ADJUST TO CHANGING TIMES AND PERSONAL LIFESTYLES. ILLUSTRATIONS AND SELF-DEFENSE TECHNIQUES CONSTITUTE THE BULK OF THE TEXT, AND AN INDEX IS INCLUDED. (PRG)
Index Term(s): Citizen crime precautions; Crime prevention measures; Deterrence; Personal Security/Self Protection; Physical crime prevention; Residential security; Security; Self defense
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