Would you get a Stun Gun that is red or blue? How about a pink cell phone stun gun. A Taser will have all those colours plus silver. The Lipstick Pepper Spray can come in all those colors. Finally a Personal Alarm that comes in silver, block, pink, inexperienced, pink, blue and white. Perhaps you’d need one that has additional than one color. Stunning would you say?
Pick a safe house in your neighborhood where your children can go in an emergency. Talk to the owners and be sure your children know they can trust them and can go there for help. Also point out other places they can go for help, such as a convenience store, the library, the police station.
Which type you choose will depend largely on your unique needs. An electronic device is a good option for most, they are small and can serve multiple purposes. Many electronic devices are activated by pulling out an alarm pin by strap. Other types are activated by pushing a button.
Don’t talk on your cell phone while walking. This may make you feel safer, but a distracted person makes a better target for a thief or a rapist. Don’t let yourself be a target.
Everyone in your party should carry a personal alarm for women. They are inexpensive and can be carried in your hand, in your pocket or even clipped to your belt. Make sure that you instruct everyone what to do when they hear the alarm go off.
First of all, know where your children are at all times. Be sure they understand the importance of letting you know where they are going, when they will be back and who they will be with. If possible, have them leave you a phone number where they will be. Relay to them that you are not just being a control freak, but rather it is their safety you have in mind.
If you find yourself answering online dating service ads you need to be extremely careful. ALWAYS arrange meetings in public places. Never allow yourself to be trapped in a private location arranged by a stranger. Make sure a close friend or relative knows where you will be meeting and at what time. These meetings are best arranged in the daytime as opposed to in the evening or later at night. Pepper Spray is a must in this situation. One of the disguised models, such as a spray hidden in a lipstick case would be perfect. A personal alarm would also be recommended.