Hard Target

Hard Target : Decreasing the Opportunity for Crime by Becoming a Guardian

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School shootings, terrorism, and gang violence seem to be the recipe for the modern world. How do you protect yourself against the constant threat of crime that we face each day? This book gives you the latest research on both why crime occurs and who the people are who commit crime. By understanding both, you have the ability to develop a plan to protect your home and yourself. This book teaches the basic physical and psychological methods you can use to prevent crime from happening and how to avoid locations that lead to illegal activity. You will learn the real truth that the police do not prevent crime but simply investigate it. Rather than becoming a statistic, it is your responsibility to become a guardian of any environment you enter, decreasing the odds that a crime can even occur. You will prepare for the stresses you will deal with when confronted by a violent assailant and how to overcome them. You will master the simple, direct techniques that you can rely on to overcome the most aggressive opponent with confidence even without years of training. The book covers how to use the principles of Routine Activities Theory, Rational Choice Theory, Broken Windows, The Crime Analyst Triangle, Situation Crime Prevention, and Environmental Design to stop crime before it occurs. You will gain a better understanding of what role race plays in crime rather than the distorted agenda pushed by political hacks on television. You will find confidence in when to use violence to defend your life and the simple strike that you can rely on in any life and death encounter. This books combines the latest in crime science theory with the most effective forms of self-defense. This book is critical to your understanding of crime and your own survival. Through this meticulously researched book you will have everything you need to become a Hard Target.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 102 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 150g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1508445265
  • 9781508445265

About Sgt Brent Adams

About the Author Brent Adams is a police supervisor, having served in uniform, bike, and old clothes assignments. He holds a Masters Degree in Criminal Justice, specializing in Law Enforcement and Crime Prevention. He trained in and taught Budo-taijutsu (ninjutsu) for a decade with the bruises to prove itshow more