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Personal Safety Gadgets

24/05/2016 0 Comments
Personal Safety Gadgets

This article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 20th March 2016   Most common personal safety devices are pepper spray, mace, tasers, stun guns, personal alarms, ultrasonic dog repellant, tracking devices. Firstly understand what is permissible by law. Stun guns are not likely to be permitted for use by anyone other than law enforcement […]

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Business Traveler Scams

24/05/2016 0 Comments
Business Traveler Scams

This article was first published in DAWN Magazine on 6th March 2016   Arrive incognito If being received by someone unknown ensure the following: — Hotels / car rentals must only display their logo and not your name on the plaque. As a business traveller you could fall prey to fraud in a new and […]

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Children At Risk

24/05/2016 0 Comments
Children At Risk

This article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 21st Feb 2016   While the discourse about child safety in recent times has focused on threats to educational institutes and rightly so, what is often passed over is the risk to children from the people around them at home, in their neighbourhoods, in the park, […]

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How to conduct a safety drill

24/05/2016 0 Comments
How to conduct a safety drill

This article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 7th Feb 2016   In recent days the media has been broadcasting images of various safety and security drills conducted by the law enforcement agencies and educational institutes. You can be certain that there will be even more in the days ahead as authorities aim to […]

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Safe Security (Vaults)

24/05/2016 0 Comments
Safe Security (Vaults)

This article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 24th Jan 2016   To most people, selecting and installing a safe sounds easy. You walk into a store that sells one, choose the size you want, take it home and start using it. Have you, however, stopped to consider who saw you bring the safe […]

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Valet Parking Safety

24/05/2016 0 Comments
Valet Parking Safety

  This article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 10th Jan 2016 Q: I regularly use valet car parking services and while I’ve not had a bad experience, several acquaintances have had their vehicles damaged, property stolen and even the car disappearing. What are some security tips to keep in mind while using the […]

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Security During Wedding Season in Pakistan

24/05/2016 0 Comments
Security During Wedding Season in Pakistan

This article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 27th Dec 2015   Q: What are some of the key security measures to take during the wedding season? Ans: Weddings among other festivities are often hit by criminals because they’re a softer target. Criminals don’t necessarily come barging in with guns; it’s not uncommon to […]

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Keeping Kids Safe

24/05/2016 0 Comments
Keeping Kids Safe

This article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 27th Dec 2015 Q: As a guardian of young children, I would like to know what are some of the key safety trainings that they must be given? From where and at what age should they be delivered? Ans: Teaching children certain safety tips can not […]

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Surviving a Bank Robbery

28/12/2015 0 Comments
Surviving a Bank Robbery

This article was first published in DAWN Magazine on 6th Dec 2015   You’re in a bank when it gets robbed. Are you supposed to drop to the floor? Challenge the robber? Try to escape? Raise the alarm? Or try and capture a picture of the robber? Every situation is different and your reaction at […]

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Express Kidnapping

03/12/2015 0 Comments
Express Kidnapping

This article was first published on 1st Nov 2015 in Dawn Magazine   An express kidnapping is when the victim is abducted and forced to withdraw their own ransom from an ATM or bank. One method is when the kidnapper accompanies the victim to the bank and has them withdraw cash at the counter by […]

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