- Pepper Spray
- Stun Guns
- Personal Alarms
- Bear Spray and Accessories
- Dog Spray
- Home Security
- Personal Safety Training
As often must be pointed out – and as is often poorly or insufficiently put into practice -- much of staying safe depends on staying alert, and in thinking enough ahead so that you can react and respond calmly and usefully instead of panicking.
While having a means of self-defense and protection like Pepper Spray at one’s disposal is good in case of emergencies. There are other means as well. From Security to Business, risk managers of all sorts agree that having in place an “exit strategy” is one of many ways that can help avoid having to deal with the consequences of failed or unanticipated scenarios. It’s true for all environments, from air travel to on land. So, when you’re in a public place like a restaurant, for example, why not make it a habit to know your options:
To those unfamiliar with the concept, it may seem odd that including an “Exit Strategy” for businesses, especially for new businesses, is considered a must. To veterans, however, it makes all the sense in the world.
Interview 6/17/2010 with FBI Special Agent Lauren Schuler.
The Evolution and Development of Police Technology: A Technical Report prepared for The National Committee on Criminal Justice Technology National Institute of Justice July 1, 1998.