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Fire Extinguisher Retailers in Pakistan

29/06/2017 0 Comments
Fire Extinguisher Retailers in Pakistan

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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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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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Emergencies at Home are you Prepared?

07/09/2015 0 Comments
Emergencies at Home are you Prepared?

This Article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 9th August 2015   Q: My young child is home during the day with the maid and an elderly relative. What can I can teach the child in case of an emergency at home? Children who are capable of understanding the severity of an emergency and […]

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Community Policing

18/05/2015 0 Comments
Community Policing

This Article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 19th April 2015   Neighbourhood watch or community policing are commonly heard of terms. Authorities across the country are encouraging citizens to join hands with them to keep their community safe, especially in areas of high crime and limited resources. In the absence of clear guidelines […]

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Panic Rooms

05/03/2015 0 Comments
Panic Rooms

This article was first published in DAWN Magazine on 8th Feb 2015 Mention the word “Panic Room” and you might recall Jodie Foster’s Hollywood movie from 2002 of the same name. The movie glorified the concept with gadgets and other supplies, though in reality such rooms are generally less exciting and easier to maintain and […]

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School Security

03/02/2015 0 Comments
School Security

This article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 4th Jan 2015     Securing our schools In the wake of the Peshawar tragedy a number of voices have been raised to question the authorities on what is being done to secure schools from another such incident. The initial response was to bring forward the […]

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Staying Safe – Q&A

13/10/2014 0 Comments
Staying Safe – Q&A

This article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 28th Sept 2014   As a security professional it would be impossible to give a simple ‘yes’ or ‘no’ answer or ‘do this’ or ‘that’ without probing further to find out the reason for your predicament. Therefore while answering your questions the aim is to provide […]

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