Home Invasion And What To Do…

Home Invasion And What To Do…

Home invasion happens. While there are geographical areas more prone to home invasion than others due to socioeconomic and other circumstances, no household is immune.

Home invasion could indeed happen anywhere. And you can be guaranteed that as we descend down further into the depths of economic turmoil, home invasion will become more wide spread as those who are desperate and those who make up the criminal element of society will assert themselves into your space – looking to ‘take what you got’…

We all know the sounds of our own house. The clicks, the creaks, the subtle noises, the appliances, – they all make their sounds under conditions that you have become accustomed to. Your subconscious hears these sounds while your brain goes through a series of ‘checks’ to determine that they’re ‘normal’. You tune it out, so to speak.

HOWEVER, it is remarkable (and a very good thing!) that when there’s something out of the ordinary, your subconscious alerts you that something’s not quite right. Even when you’re sleeping, your ears are still working. If there’s a ‘bump in the night’, your brain may awaken you from your dreaming because that sound did not pass the check list…

So, what do you do?

Before A Home Invsion

‘Tool’ Of Self Defense

First, preemptively, you should have in your house a tool of self defense, commonly known as a gun. Remember this: The police may be only minutes away but seconds count. Additionally, depending on where you live, police may be much more than minutes away! And under ‘collapse’ conditions, they may not be available at all…

The Location Of Your Gun Within The Home

Second, your tool of self defense should be kept in a place where you are in your home ‘most of the time’. Ideally, you would be ‘carrying’, however I realize that most do not – especially at home. So, the next ideal is to keep one ‘tool’ in a place where you are ‘most of the time’ and keep another where you sleep.

Related Article: Have More Than One Handgun? Do This For Better Home Security

How To Store Your Gun

Depending on your family situation (kids in the house, just you, etc..) and depending on your own State laws, the way you keep/store your gun or guns may vary. That said, one recommendation is to keep a handgun in a easy-to-access lock box (one in your most common area and another by your bed).

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Ken Jorgustin

Ken Jorgustin’s survival blog focuses on a wide variety of preparedness topics varying from short to long term actions and solutions for wide-ranging scenarios of preparation… for daily life, disaster, or even SHTF collapse. Subjects include situational and risk awareness, the dangers, systemic risks, and avoidance of dependence upon the major ‘modern’ systems that we take for granted, topics of self-reliance and self-sufficiency, and practical solutions to live a way of life while surviving these uncertain times. Modern Survival is Preparedness For Life Preparedness is a process and will become a way of life – one in which you have more control over your own destiny. Being better prepared will help liberate you from “the system” which in many ways is designed to hold you down and keep you “dependent”. Modern Survival Blog has been committed since JAN-2010 to produce a wide variety of information to hopefully provide you with ideas for your own preparedness.