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Chris E. McGoey, CPP, CSP, CAM
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As a community service, security expert Chris McGoey produces and hosts the Crime School Podcast. Listen to the audio programming about crime & loss prevention topics.

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Violent Crime Prevention - Don't be a Victim

  • How likely am I to become a victim of a crime?
  • What types of violent crime are the most common?
  • What types of violent crime are most preventable?
  • What are the characteristics of a typical victim of violent crime?
  • What is most important thing I can do to protect myself?
  • How can a family security plan protect my loved ones?
  • How does a family security plan work when we are not together?

Personal Safety - Street Crime Prevention

  • What will make a predator view me as a victim?
  • Does my clothing affect a predator’s perception of me?
  • How should I carry my handbag to avoid a purse snatcher?
  • How can I modify my behavior to avoid becoming a victim?
  • What safety precautions can I take before leaving the house?
  • How can I be safe when walking alone?
  • Will a weapon protect me from violent crime?
  • Should I take a self-defense class?

Self-Defense - Weapons & Pepper Spray

  • Should I get a weapon for self-defense?
  • How do I choose the best pepper spray?
  • How does pepper spray work?

Assessing Your Personal Safety - Out in Public

  • Can I rely on my intuition when I sense danger?
  • How can I tell if someone on the street is a predator?
  • What are some warning signs that I am about to be attacked?
  • What is the best way to respond when a stranger approaches me?

Prevent Being Attacked - Out in Public

  • What should I do if I think I’m in danger of being attacked?
  • What should I do if someone seems drunk or on drugs approaches me?
  • What should I do if a robber demands my purse or wallet?
  • If I am attacked is it better to resist or act passive?
  • What are some self-defense techniques to thwart an attack?
  • Can I thwart an attack using a weapon?
  • What if a kidnapper tries to force me into a car?

Self Protection - While Driving a Vehicle

  • How can I stay safe while driving?
  • What should I do if a stranger tries to help me with my disabled car?
  • What should I do if a stranger in another car is acting aggressive towards me?

Self Protection - While Parking a Vehicle

  • How do I choose the safest parking spot?
  • What is the safest way to enter a parking space?

Home Invasion Robbery - Protecting the Family

  • What changes should I make to the outside of my home?
  • What can I do to prevent a home invasion robbery?
  • How can fortify my sliding windows and glass doors from intruders?
  • What is a “safe room” and do I need one?
  • Should I keep a gun in my home for self-defense?
  • What common household items make good makeshift weapons?

Strangers Inside Your Home - Repairmen

  • How can I stay safe when I hire repairmen for inside my home?
  • What should I look for before hiring repairmen for inside my home?
  • How can I stay safe when I’m alone with repairmen inside my home?
  • What should I do if I suspect a repairman is dangerous?

Violence in Your Home - Protect from Intruders

  • What should I do if an intruder breaks into my home?
  • If I think I hear an intruder in my home, should I investigate?
  • Should I let the intruder know I’m aware of his presence?
  • What should I do if a stranger attacks me in my home?
  • What should I use as a weapon against an intruder in my home?

Violence in the Workplace - Self Protection

  • What should I do if a violent attack occurs in my workplace?
  • What should I do if I am the target for an attack in my workplace?
  • Can I depend on building security to prevent a violent attack at work?

Stalkers - How to be Safe from Predators

  • What is stalking?
  • When does obsessive behavior officially become stalking?
  • What kinds of stalkers are there?
  • When does stalking become a serious threat and what to do about it?
  • Should I call the police if I feel that I am being stalked?

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