How Do I Reach My Car Safely-After Dark?
Uncategorized / April 1, 2018

By Master Peter Deeley Having performed much security work during the late night and early morning hours, I am driven now by experience and and instinct to determine whether an environment is safe or unsafe.  Much your safety depends on good habits modified with unpredictability.  A few good rules go a long way to keeping you alert and out of harms way, and an unpredictable schedule and venue heightens safety.  And yet! I see experienced security officers have forgotten basic safety, or have become indolent in their duties.  Not only should you follow a few imparted techniques but be prepared to invent and develop some of your own. Before Leaving Your Building At an earlier time, while it is still light, move your vehicle closer to the exit from your the building. Before leaving your office or place of business in the dark go to the video camera screens and wind them back fifteen to thirty minutes.  Review the tapes looking for suspicious activity or suspicious people.  Call the police if you spot suspicious activity. Call a friend or relative before you leave and give them an estimated time of arrival. Leave a voice mail message if you did not…