He Plays the Bad Guys, Oh So Good!

April 29, 2010
Hosted by Susan Bartelstone

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Episode Description

This week, Crime Prevention Specialist Susan Bartelstone interviews former NYPD cop Ralph Squillante (a/k/a Squiggy), who became an award-winning actor by playing the bad guys…oh, so good. He's hysterically funny, totally honest about his associations with the wise guys and he's got real insight into what makes a bad guy bad! Then, stay tuned for crime updates, great personal safety products you'll want to know about and lots of crime prevention tips. The show starts off with our Crime Prevention 101 True Crime Report featuring Tricia Griffiths from Websleuths.com who’s going to tell us what people are talking about on the Forums this week. And, last but not least, Susan speaks with Darlene Cusanza from the New Orleans Crime Stoppers organization. We'll find out about the tremendous job they've been doing keeping crime in check after Hurricane Katrina and maybe we can help them catch a bad guy

Crime Prevention 101

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!

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Susan Bartelstone

Susan Bartelstone

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.

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