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Monthly Archives: July 2013

  • Red Cross App: Safety Tips in Case of Emergency - Patch.com

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    Red Cross App: Safety Tips in Case of Emergency Patch.com The American Red Cross's first aid app has information on preparation for emergency situations as well videos and tips on how to handle everything from a hypothermia to a heart attack to...

    PersonalSafetySource.com's insight:

    I have the Tornado app on my phone but will need to download this one.  Do you have any safety apps on your phone???

    See on westminster.patch.com

  • Kimber Pepper Blaster II - One Powerful Pepper Gun!!

    New video added to our youtube channel.  This is one powerful Pepper Spray!

    Click the link below to watch the video!

    Kimber Pepper Blaster II

  • Tips to Keep Your Vehicle From Being Stolen

    Welcome to the 2nd Week of Safety Tip Tuesday.  I hope everyone had a happy and safe 4th of July.

    July is National Vehicle Theft Protection Month.  Facts are - a vehicle is stolen every 44 seconds.  July and August are the busiest months of the year for car thieves.  Certain models of cars are stolen more than others – but surprisingly – 72% are your average, model passenger car.

    Statistics for 2012 show the most stolen car 4 years in a row was a 1999 Honda Accord.  Other popular stolen vehicles include Honda Civics, Ford F150 Pickups even the 1991 Toyota Camry!  Don’t think because your car is old it is safe.

    Most Popular Stolen Vehicle Most Popular Stolen Vehicle

    Over 40% of the thefts are caused because the owner of the vehicle has not taken steps to keep the car safe and secure.  The following are some basic tips to help you avoid a car theft and losing your valuables.

    • Do not leave your key in the ignition.
    • Roll up all windows and lock the doors of your vehicle.
    • Don’t leave valuable items in your car and if you do – hide them.
    • Park in areas that are well lit.
    • If you have a garage at home – park in it.
    • Don’t leave the vehicle while it is running.
    • Get some kind of anti-theft deterrent for your vehicle.
    • Use common sense when leaving your car somewhere.

    Approximately, 52% of the cars that are stolen are recovered.  If your car is stolen make sure to call the police right away along with your insurance carrier to protect you from further liability.  Please add any tips you have or use to keep your vehicle safe.

    Until next week, Tracy

  • Report: Drunk shoplifter attacks, gropes police officer - KLTV.com-Tyler, Longview, Jacksonville, Texas | ETX News

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    Report: Drunk shoplifter punches, elbows police officer

    PersonalSafetySource.com's insight:

    Just one more to add to our category of stupid crimminals...Keep your hands off the officers arresting you!!!!  

    See on www.kltv.com

  • PersonalSafetySource.com and Mesquite Scanner are Partnering

     

    Mesquite Scanner is proud to announce that we have partnered with Personal Safety Source (PSS )www.personalsafetysource.com This partnership is to benefit you the followers. PSS will be introducing a new weekly segment called "Safety Tip Tuesday." We will begin the posting the segment this Tuesday. The first Tuesday of each month will be a post about a certain product. This product will be a featured product of the month that PSS carries in their online store. This product will be given away at the end of the month to a lucky follower in a contest. We will announce what the contest is the last week of each month. Is that cool or what!!!!! Make sure you go check out their website and FB page

    PersonalSafetySource and Mesquite Scanner Partner Up PersonalSafetySource and Mesquite Scanner Partner Up

    https://www.facebook.com/PersonalSafetySource

    Here is a little background/bio on PPS.

    PersonalSafetySource.com is a locally woman owned business established in 2011. The inspiration for the non-lethal self defense business was a scary run in Tracy  had at an in home sales appointment. The client had been robbed the previous week and cautioned Tracy that if anyone saw her necklace they would rip it off her neck. It was as that point Tracy realized that she was carrying nothing for self defense.

    PersonalSafetySource.com and its sister site PersonalSurveillancesource.com offers non – lethal self defense items, surveillance cameras and more to the general public. The most popular items are pepper spray, stun guns, self defense keychains, nanny cams and security cameras.

    Tracy  has over 15 years experience as a small business owner. She has been involved in healthcare and retail most of these years. She has a BBA and MBA from Texas A & M University in Commerce. She is a frequent speaker on non-lethal self defense products. She has a Son, Daughter in Law and First Grandchild that all live in Mesquite.

    Most weekends PersonalSafetySource.com has several tables at local gun shows, fairs, trade shows or community events. There is an online store and plans for a retail store in the Metroplex in 2014.

    Mesquite Scanner page was started is to help inform you all about major events and announcements within the City of Mesquite as well as surrounding areas. Please be advised that the page is not updated 24 hours a day and is done on a voluntary basis only. We hope to make this page as informational as possible. Please feel free to add events as well as incidents when possible. Thank you for liking the page and hope that we serve the community well. ***NOTICE*** This page is meant to be informative and or recreational (hobby) only. Mesquite Scanner asks that you DO NOT try to approach or apprehend any suspects based on our posts. We encourage you to contact 911 and let the police handle the situation.

    https://www.facebook.com/MesquiteScanner#!/MesquiteScanner or on twitter https://twitter.com/MesquiteScanner

     

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