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Survival  -  Prepare for Home Invasions

Are you prepared to survival a home invasion? As preppers and survivalists, we tend to focus on events such as natural disasters, tyranny, terrorism or other emergency situations. However, we often do not prepare for home invasions. A criminal who wants to break in to your home is likely to not only be armed, but is very likely to commit either a violent assault or rape, as FBI statistics tell us (38% and 60%, respectively).

You may prepare for natural disasters and other emergencies, but preparing for a home invasion should also be a priority, as well. A home invasion could happen during an emergency, but it can also happen at any time and any where. In the U.S, between the years of 1994 to 2000, there were roughly 3.6 million home invasions each year. In the last five years, there is an average of of almost 300,000 home invasions annually throughout North America.

While the exact percentage of these crimes are generally lowering, there is still 1 out of 5 homes that will be broken into by criminals. That is roughly 2,000,000 homes every single year where families will become potential rape, murder or even theft victims. This is not said to scare you, but you provide you with a "call to action" by understanding the unfortunate reality of the world we live in. This should spur you to start preparing now.

How can you prepare for a home invasion? There are several things you could start doing right now. You need to learn how to secure your doors and windows, which become the point of entry for all criminals looking to break into your home.

You also need to have a weapon easily accessible in the house. This is a key step. The average response time for the Police throughout the U.S is 10-20 minutes. This provides criminals with more than enough time to commit a series of crimes before the Police even arrive. This is with or without a burglar alarm, as well. Having a gun in the house that you and your family members are more than familiar with will not only even the odds, it will stack them in your favor. Any time you can gain the upper-hand on criminals attempting to break into your home and cause you and your family harm, it should be something that you not even think about twice.

In addition to securing your doors and windows and purchasing a weapon, there are other ways to prepare for a home invasion that you should start doing right now. The lives of yourself and your loved-ones could be taken away quickly, as either of you would possibly not ever anticipate that such a crime would happen to you.

Do not be the one who says "that will never happen to me". If you think that way, then you will be caught by surprise. Be prepared for home invasions, and you will not be caught off-guard, you will be alive.


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