How to Avoid Becoming a College Campus Rape Statistic

College is supposed to be a time for discovery and making new friends not worrying about becoming a rape statistic. Here we look at how students can avoid becoming such a number as they embark on a new chapter in their life. According to the FBI, in four women will be sexually assaulted during their four…

Guns In Homes Present a Greater Risk to Health & Safety

When it comes to the ownership of guns Americans have more, particularly handguns, compared to other citizens from developed countries. According to studies conducted in the last few years, and published in Science Daily, around one-third of American households have a firearm, posing a greater risk to a person’s health and safety within their household. With…

Could Your Community Do With a Neighborhood Watch Program?

Neighborhood watch programs are in operation in countless states and it’s not surprising considering the rate of crime in most parts. Have you thought about organizing a community watch but not sure where to start? Here we look at the steps to take and the benefits one can provide a community. In the 1960s the…

Can You Use Deadly Force to Protect Yourself in Rhode Island?

When exactly can you protect yourself against harm in Rhode Island? Are residents first required to retreat from harm? We find out the answers to these questions in the following article. In Rhode Island they have what is known as the Castle Doctrine, which is an American legal doctrine that gives a homeowner, or any legally…