How to Be Safe: Protect Yourself, Your Home, Your Family, and Your Business from Crime

How to Be Safe: Protect Yourself, Your Home, Your Family, and Your Business from Crime

by LIPMAN, IRA A.
     
 

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How to Be Safe is the most comprehensive safety and security manual on the market, encouraging individuals to take a positive, preventive approach to their own safety.

 

This well-researched reference, written by the founder and chairman of Guardsmark, one of the world’s largest security service companies, shows you how to protect

Overview

How to Be Safe is the most comprehensive safety and security manual on the market, encouraging individuals to take a positive, preventive approach to their own safety.

 

This well-researched reference, written by the founder and chairman of Guardsmark, one of the world’s largest security service companies, shows you how to protect yourself from crime even when challenged by the greatest odds.

 

Jam-packed with unique tips and handy guidelines to deal with muggers, burglars, stalkers, and worse, HOW TO BE SAFE reveals what attracts criminals to you, your home, your loved ones, or your business and provides the proven tactics to scare them off. From securing your home with tips from the professionals to protecting your investments and arming your computer with the best virus-protection software, the information inside will help you stay one step ahead of even the savviest criminal minds. If you’re concerned about becoming a victim of crime, keep this book handy and follow its practical and personally relevant advice. Learn the secrets of the security pros and discover how to…

 

·         Secure your home while on vacation.

·         Establish a safe workplace.

·         Protect kids from violence and bullying.

·         Stay safe when jogging, shopping, or taking mass transportation.

·         Detect an unsafe college campus.

·         Avoid Internet scams and e-mail traps.

·         Select a safe nursing home or daycare cente

Editorial Reviews

-CARL LEVIN
“ Public officials at every level of government are working hard to protect our citizens from the damage that crime can do in our communities. This timely and comprehensive new edition of HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM CRIME by one of our nation’s most knowledgeable security experts is a valuable guide...."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781606523964
Publisher:
Reader's Digest
Publication date:
11/22/2011
Sold by:
SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
384
File size:
638 KB
Age Range:
18 Years

What People are saying about this

-DR. JOSEPH E. AOUN
“ Ira Lipman has combined rigorous research with common sense to create a comprehensive guide to the range of issues around personal safety. This book will be a valuable resource for years to come.”
From the Publisher
“ Crime is a problem that affects everyone in one way or another. … It should be required reading for every family member because it outlines practical tips on what can be done to prevent yourself from becoming a victim of crime....”

—DR. LEE P. BROWN, FORMERLY: DIRECTOR, WHITE HOUSE OFFICE OF NATIONAL DRUG CONTROL POLICY; POLICE COMMISSIONER OF NEW YORK CITY, PUBLIC SAFETY COMMISSIONER OF ATLANTA; POLICE CHIEF AND THREE-TERM MAYOR OF HOUSTON

-CHRISTINE TODD WHITMAN
“ Timely and insightful, the latest edition of HOW TO BE SAFE is an invaluable guide to individuals and businesses alike on how to protect themselves in this rapidly changing world. Ira Lipman is uniquely qualified to provide this advice…. An important addition to anyone’s library.”
-BILL GIBBONS
“ Ira Lipman’s HOW TO BE SAFE is an excellent guidebook and tool to make us safer in our homes, neighborhoods, and businesses. Through this book, communities throughout our nation will benefit from his knowledge and years of experience.”

Meet the Author

Ira A. Lipman is the founder, Chief Executive Officer, and owner of Guardsmark, a privately held security services company with 153 branch offices in the United States of America, Canada, Puerto Rico, the United Kingdom and France. Known for its innovative security concepts and rigid standards of excellence, Guardsmark is one of the world’s largest security service companies. In 1992, Time magazine cited Guardsmark as the company “which many security experts consider the best national firm in the business.” In 2002, Ira Lipman won both the Corporate Citizenship Award from the Committee for Economic Development and the Stanley C. Pace Award for Leadership in Ethics from the Ethics Resource Center. He has written for the public on a wide range of security topics and contributes regularly to the professional literature of the security field. He is also the editor and publisher of The Lipman Report, a specialized monthly management newsletter. He has served on the boards of more than 40 organizations and holds membership in numerous others.

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