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5 Benefits of Knowing Your Apartment Neighbors

Hillary Johnston | Oct 8, 2013 | Focus on Community

When you live in an apartment, your safety concerns are unique. You live in close proximity to your neighbors, as well as a fair amount of foot traffic. The vast majority of the time, burglars…

How to Find Your Stolen Items

Hillary Johnston | Dec 15, 2017 | Safety Tips

Being burglarized is a traumatic experience, but it’s important to remember that you can sometimes recover your stolen property. Listed below are some of the methods you can use to outsmart thieves and track down…

The Best Home Security Equipment

Hillary Johnston | Jan 20, 2017 | Equipment Reviews, SafeWise Recommends

Researching security equipment can be daunting. Different security companies use different security equipment, and many companies get their equipment from more than one manufacturer, so it becomes a bit muddled. The features, design, and the…

Guard-A-Kid is a Parent`s Best Friend

Elli Bishop | Jan 21, 2016 | Equipment Reviews

If you haven`t developed your own family emergency plan for when a child or loved one goes missing, Guard-A-Kid has extremely helpful state-of-the-art software and technologies to help organize your family`s personal information, medical records,…

How to Avoid Vacation Rental Scams

Elli Bishop | May 30, 2013 | Safety Tips

Vacations are about relaxing, having fun, and spending time with loved ones. Sadly, sometimes vacations turn sour when unsuspecting victims book a rental property through an untrustworthy site. While lots of websites offer verified vacation…

How to Prevent Gun Theft

Hillary Johnston | Jul 29, 2014 | Safety Tips

In Germantown, Kentucky, a burglar recently broke into a home and stole guns, among other valuables. According to a news story reported on WDRB, a local news station in Louisville, the burglar got away with…

6 Tips for Helping Seniors in Your Family

Hillary Johnston | Sep 6, 2017 | Focus on Community, Senior Safety

Many senior citizens happily live independently without the need for much help from family. However, the truth of the matter is that some seniors do require help from loved ones to help ensure their safety….

Control Your Home with Mobile Access

Hillary Johnston | May 22, 2013 | Safety Tips

With modern technology, security systems can do even more than help protect your home. Nowadays, many home security systems allow you to use your smartphone or other web-enabled device to remotely monitor your home, no…

The Benefits of DIY Home Security Installation

Hillary Johnston | May 20, 2013 | Equipment Reviews

When trying to decide which security system company to go with, one of the basic things you must decide is whether you’d prefer professional installation or do-it-yourself installation. One of the main benefits of DIY…

“20/20” Lets Us Into the Mind of a Burglar

Hillary Johnston | Oct 8, 2013 | Equipment Reviews

Chris Patterson, an ex- thief and burglar, recently gave 20/20’s Deborah Roberts, along with the entire nation, a great deal of insight into the mind of a burglar in the May 3rd airing of ABC’s…