How to Avoid Being a Victim

Do you know how to avoid being a victim? In an earlier post I shared the story of how a friend of mine was targeted by a man as a possible victim. He lurked throughout the Dollar General, basically casing her to see if he liked her and to determine how he would obtain her. This morning I received a comment from Mary and she asked what would have happened if my friend hadn't said, "NO!" to the man. How would the scenario have likely played out? This crime isn't a respecter of persons. It impacts every demographic imaginable. I've met [...]

Danger!

Do you have your cellphone set up to receive Amber Alerts? Everyone in our family does so last night as we were watching television it sounded like an air raid going off in our house when an Amber Alert went off.  My husband's and daughter's cellphones went off in the den while mine went off in the kitchen only to be followed by the alarm on the television. It definitely got our attention. A 14 year old female was allegedly taken from her home at 1 a.m. Wednesday morning by a 20 year old male. It was reported they were [...]

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