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The Ministry of Defense: Protecting Houses of Worship

Posted by Pablo Birriel Editor’s Note: Regardless of your personal religious beliefs, the issue of church security is one that impacts all our communities, and the solutions apply to a variety of public settings. Whether you attend a place of worship regularly or not, I encourage you to read this article and think about how…

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Gift of Personal Safety and other Holiday Security Tips

This is a wonderful time of year, full of joy and good cheer. (Hey, I could write greeting cards!) Yet not everyone looks at the holiday season in the same spirit; for some, this is an invitation to larceny — or worse. How do you keep yourself and your family safe from harm yet still…

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Getting Students’ Attention

While preparing a personal safety lecture for a local group, I was looking for an opening that would get everyone’s attention. My audience was a group of teen and pre-teen girls and a few parents. The inspiration for the class was the recent abduction and murder of a seven-year-old girl. Being in an upscale community,…

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PDN Training Talk: November 16, 2017

Training Talk with Grant Cunningham is the show to watch to get reliable and responsible self defense information! This week is devoted to a discussion about security in houses of worship. With the recent attack on a church in Texas, many congregations are taking a hard look — maybe their first look — at their…

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Lt. Col. Dave Grossman Joins PDN

Exciting news for PDN members: Lt. Col. Dave Grossman, an internationally recognized scholar, author, soldier and speaker who is one of the world’s foremost experts in the field of human aggression and the roots of violence and violent crime, is PDN’s newest contributor. Lt. Col. Grossman’s first video for PDN, “Restoring Responsibility: Understanding the Bulletproof…

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About the Personal Defense Network

Our goal is simple – to be the leading destination of high-quality, personal defense video content online and a no-nonsense gathering place for those serious about arming themselves for defense in every aspect of their lives. The Beginning We found there was a need for high-quality personal defense instructional videos, so we searched out the…

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Contributors to PDN

Active PDN Editors and Contributors Rob Pincus Jeffrey Abraham William Aprill Pablo Birriel Omari Broussard Cecil Burch Evan Carson Caleb Causey Chris Collins Ken Crawford Grant Cunningham Michael Dasargo Jim Fleming Chris Fry Joshua Gideon Aaron Israel Barret Kendrick Andy Loeffler Julie Loeffler Michael John Lowe Klint Macro Rich Nable Jarrod Needs Kent O’Donnell Jamie…

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“Watch your back”….even when you are going to CHURCH!

Anywhere, anytime, a normal day can quickly turn into a series of life and death decisions that must be made in a quick timeframe. A family was recently faced with this exact situation. A “normal” Sunday trip to church turned sideways as they were all facing a man with bad intentions. In the end, a…

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