Keeping Yourself and Your Family Safe: Cutting-edge Security Products that Will Ease Your Mind
June 13, 2009
Hosted by Susan Bartelstone
The crime rate has begun to rise again, so what's more important than feeling safe and secure in your daily life? This week, Crime Prevention Specialist Susan Bartelstone talks with Todd Morris, from Brickhouse Security, a highly sought-after expert in the field of technical surveillance and security products, about the cutting-edge devices on the market today that'll keep you, your family and your home protected. You're going to be amazed—and maybe even shocked—by what you hear! On a bitter-sweet note, this week's show is the last one for the VoiceAmerica.com network. Make sure to stay tuned until the close of the show to hear about the next chapter for Crime Prevention 101 as we move on to new horizons. Many, many thanks to you loyal listeners of the show for making this such an amazing and rewarding experience. Until we meet again, stay safe!
Crime Prevention 101
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Welcome to Crime Prevention 101, the Personal Safety radio show with an optimistic perspective on a sober subject. Get set for personal safety stories that demand to be heard whether heartbreaking, infuriating or just plain weird; learn about hot crime topics and people who are making the headlines; and find out about the trends and legal developments that are going to impact your life, either positively or negatively, in the future. Most importantly, be empowered and inspired by success stories about people who've fought off an attacker or deterred a crime. You’ll also get a chance to address your own personal safety concerns, either by phone or e-mail. So, tune in to “Crime Prevention 101.” It'd be a crime not to listen!
Talking the talk because she's walked the walk! Years ago, Susan Bartelstone had a bad break-up with a guy, complete with physical and emotional bruises, and determined to learn how to protect herself. Today, she's a certified Crime Prevention Specialist and personal safety expert, with 17 years combined training in WWII Combatives, self defense and martial arts. Along the way, she deterred five extremely dangerous criminal encounters, fought her way out of a surprise attack and, for more than 18 years, from such organizations as American Express, the U.S. Post Office and the Livery Cab Owners Coalition of New York.. Author of Think Fast and Prevent a Violent Crime: How to Respond to Danger in 20 Seconds (or Less!), which is based on her own experiences, she’s been featured in a long and varied list of media, including the “Today Show,” “America’s Most Wanted” and Self Magazine.
Over the years, she’s helped thousands of people solve their personal safety dilemmas with her personal safety programs and her practical advice—which stresses the many opportunities you have to avoid or defuse a criminal encounter and how to use your brains instead of your muscles in a fight.