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Mega-burglary in "super safe" suburb

Here's a megaburglary ($200,000 in jewelry and whatever else was in the safe) in a so-called "super safe" suburb (Moorestown, NJ). The house looks to me to be worth well north of $1 million.  The homeowners went away for the weekend ...

Discussion - thc0655 - Aug 12 2014 - 9:24am - 9 comments - 0 attachments

Malaysia Peak Prosperity

To share, support and inspire our profound experiences for like minded individuals. (agriculture, Chris Martenson, community, energy, event, farming, food, food ...

Group - Ian Siow - Jul 20 2014 - 1:07pm - 0 comments

Peak Prosperity in the Mitten

We invite preparedness-minded people in Michigan to join us for discussion and sharing. We seek to apply Peak Prosperity principles, news and information to our region. Let's see what happens and where interested families can work together in ...

Group - Jodi Stanley - Jun 29 2014 - 8:51pm - 0 comments

Don't hide gold in your dresser!

If you must hide valuables at home (instead of in a private vault or bank safe deposit box), at least make them hard to find.  I handled a burglary recently in which the burglar was in the victim's house for at least 30 minutes but DIDN'T ...

Discussion - thc0655 - Jun 30 2014 - 2:19pm - 13 comments - 0 attachments

Fortify your doors

Fortify your door! I handled a burglary recently which illustrates several facts about securing your home from burglars.  The victim in this case lives in condo in a building with 6 floors and 24 units.  The victim’s condo would probably sell ...

Discussion - thc0655 - Jun 30 2014 - 1:36pm - 7 comments - 0 attachments

Prevent burglar's entry through your garage

I have previously shared that I responded to the burglary of an NFL player's home in which entry by the burglars was gained through the garage door.  The entry was gained by breaking one of the small pieces of glass in the garage door, then using ...

Discussion - thc0655 - Mar 25 2014 - 10:19am - 4 comments - 0 attachments

Mother repels three home invaders with rifle

A Detroit mother repels three home invaders with a rifle: http://www.thedailysheeple.com/mother-opens-fire-on-home-invaders-to-pro... Take aways: 1. Most modern doors are just this EASY to breach: no tools, no skill.  Just a few kicks ...

Discussion - thc0655 - Feb 19 2014 - 9:20pm - 13 comments - 0 attachments

Clever thieves use your electronics against you

The following link highlights two clever burglaries/thefts in which the criminals used the victims' electronic gadgets against them.  In the first, criminals broke into the victims's  car while they were at a football game. Among the items ...

Discussion - thc0655 - Jan 14 2014 - 11:20pm - 4 comments - 0 attachments

Keltec Su-16

Correction: My main defense rifle is a Springfield M1A and it is awesome (as well as long, heavy and expensive to shoot).  So, I have been considering adding a lightweight 5.56 mm type semiautomatic rifle to my gun safe.  I was leaning toward a ...

Discussion - bob980 - Jan 6 2014 - 4:02pm - 18 comments - 0 attachments

Gangster scarecrows in Detroit

Westcoastjan shared a great news article in the 11/29/13 daily digest which I couldn't resist commenting on and inviting you to think about for your own situations. Gangster scarecrows keep robbers away from Detroit home by  ...

Discussion - thc0655 - Nov 29 2013 - 4:22pm - 2 comments - 0 attachments

Home invasion so easy a cave man could do it!

Here's a home invasion so easy a cave man could do it!  In fact when the three perps are caught, I'm betting they will turn out to be the modern equivalent of cave men: IQ below 90, significant criminal history, and failures in every aspect of ...

Discussion - thc0655 - Oct 23 2013 - 10:35am - 2 comments - 0 attachments

Washington, DC Resiliency Group

An information-sharing forum to foster a resilient community in the Greater Washington, DC Region.  (agriculture, alarm system, burglary, capitol, chickens, Chris ...

Group - KatieLoovis - Oct 14 2013 - 4:00pm - 0 comments

The Firearms Debate: Are firearms an asset or liability?

Firearms are a liability 11% (8 votes) Firearms are an asset 89% (68 votes) Total votes: 76 Firearms: Asset or Liability? So, here it is.  This year has watched the pot ...

Poll - A. M. - Oct 13 2013 - 12:20pm - 82 comments

Greetings

Hello, I am going to be building a home. Small to start , I do not want to have to permit as I have been studying for awhile on so many topics about this gov. rules and regulations that they would like me to believe I should follow. My dilemma is ...

Discussion - mirasdream - Oct 1 2013 - 12:56am - 0 comments - 0 attachments

South Charlotte NC

We are interested in starting a group with like minded people and meeting occasionally to share ideas and resources as we learn how to live a more resilient life together.  ...

Group - jberryhill - Sep 16 2013 - 10:17am - 0 comments

Southeast Georgia - A Group Dedicated to Creating a New Paradigm for Peak Prosperity

This group is dedicated to education and learning the most valuable things required to create a new paradigm of living for yourself (operating primarily outside of the current system of control and negative influence).  Our true strengths are in our own ...

Group - ltnp - Jul 15 2013 - 1:34pm - 0 comments

Dogs: A false sense of security?

We've talked before on PP about the pros and cons of dogs in the home as crime deterrents and defenders of the home and your family.  It is definitely true that some criminals will not target a home that has dogs, or dogs that are frightening to ...

Discussion - thc0655 - Aug 2 2013 - 10:53am - 5 comments - 0 attachments

Assume criminals are watching and plotting

Two South Jersey burglars find homes to burglarize by studying the obituaries in the newspaper and then hitting the deceased's home while the funeral is going on.  This kind of thing is common all over the country. ...

Discussion - thc0655 - Jun 17 2013 - 5:52pm - 7 comments - 0 attachments

Inhofe: Obama administration trying to ‘dry up’ ammo supply

Inhofe: Obama administration trying to ‘dry up’ ammo supply “I believe it’s intentional,” Inhofe said. “Now we had someone testify the other day the DHS, the Department of Homeland Security, has the ‘right’ — this is a bureaucrat that said ...

Discussion - Wendy S. Delmater - May 11 2013 - 9:36pm - 3 comments - 0 attachments

How to Catch a Stalker

Recently, two letters have been sent to my home from an anonymous author. Both letters are made up of cut out letters from magazines and pasted together to form the messages. The first, sent in March, read, "We are watching you". Another ...

Discussion - Katie Randles - Apr 25 2013 - 1:00pm - 13 comments - 0 attachments