When you decide to be part of an event or activity that is located at a “soft target,” you owe it to yourself and others to perform this simple set of steps.
One of our constitutional freedoms is the right to lawfully assemble. Unfortunately, a protest can quickly turn violent for any number of reasons. Today, Cade Courtley discusses what to do during a riot or in the aftermath of any catastrophe when lawlessness prevails.
This week’s batch of reader mail addresses several threats that are currently top of mind in our country, from mass shootings to panicked crowds. In addition, you’ll discover several potent plants that provide home security, how to get your tactical pen through TSA and the best way to get all my lifesaving advice.
As we head into peak shopping season, public spaces will become more crowded. Throngs of people add an extra challenge to sustaining situational awareness. And as we’ve seen, mobs can be downright dangerous. Tom Lavin offers his advice on how to protect yourself in a crowd so you don’t become a victim of disastrous circumstances.
There are reports of more far-right rallies planned in the coming weeks. What should you do if one of these events erupts in your town? How do you protect yourself if you suddenly find yourself surrounded by rioters? Here’s how to make sure you make it back to your home safe and alive.
Ten minutes and 30 seconds. That’s the national average time it takes a police officer to show up at the scene after a high-priority 911 call is received. This is why it is your response time and what you do in an active shooter scenario that really count.
There’s a reason for the old adage “If you scratch my back, I’ll scratch yours.” And when you deal in secrets, you often have to give to get. Today, Thomas Lavin discusses how to integrate this attitude into your own life to great benefit.
Your weekly dose of recommendations and analysis is about to double. That’s right, folks: Black Bag Confidential is moving to six days a week. You’ll begin receiving brand-new, exclusive content every Monday through Saturday. Hold onto your hats…
You can never take your safety for granted, and you need to know how to react if, heaven forbid, you find yourself in a situation like the one that just took place in Manchester, England. So here are some quick tips if you ever see that day…
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is one of the busiest airports in the world — it basically operates as its own city. Let’s take a look at how this airport gathers intelligence to keep its millions of travelers safe.