It can be very worrying to know that, everywhere in the world, there is a crime happening, and it can take place anytime at the most unexpected moments. This causes people to live in distress and fear, with the hopes to not encounter situations that will put their lives in tremendous danger. Crime rate in almost every country seems to undergo fluctuation, this means something bad can suddenly happen, and this statistic can be very concerning.
Even those in the safety and comforts of their homes are no exemption to crimes, such as invasion, theft or even murder that can happen no matter the time and place. Knowing measures of self-defense tools have a huge importance in saving your life and the lives of those around you, in moment urgency. Below are some tools which can be used in moment of unexpected danger.
Number 1. Everyday Items – in reality there are a lot of things we can find lying around the house that can be used to disable attacker whenever the situation is suitable. Even keys found in a person’s pocket, simple they may seem, but these are enough for a person to stop criminals on their track. What you need to do is place the them in on your palms, closing your hand into a fist, letting the keys to slip out the gaps of your fingers. This can really be very painful if used as makeshift knuckles, and for sure, criminals will be bleeding everywhere. A pen, like a key, plain it may look, but can be used as a stabbing device that can cause pain. Even a cell phone, that you never thought of, can be used in extreme danger.
Number 2. Stun Gun – a device that is safe for use. It will not incapacitate anyone to the point of death, since it only discharges right around 0.0003 amps, a rather low current. Any higher current that, comes with the risk of causing cessations in breathing and might induce heart beats, causing death. Therefore, one wouldn’t have to worry about getting slapped with murder on a case of self-defense with this device.
Number 3. Pepper spray – with one canister you can daze quite a few criminals that has harmful intentions. When used, this gives out a type of chemical that will cause temporary blindness, irritation to the eyes, which leaves the assailant defenseless. These are just as popular as stun guns and are also non-lethal. These are all tools that are available and effective in defending one’s self. No one hopes for harm to fall upon themselves or upon their loved one’s, but in this day and age these things are just unavoidable, because there are individual that won’t have second thoughts on hurting anyone for personal gain. Being alert in any situation, whether in daylight or not, will save you a lot of pain. Walking to your car on an empty ally, you should always look around for anything suspicious. If anyone is stalking you, the aforementioned action, will let them know that you will not be an easy target! If this is the case, they will more than likely move on, due to the fact that the element of surprise is no longer available to them.