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Bob Boilard is Chief Instructor and owner of Defensive Strategies, an expert in personal safety and protection for the entire family. In this segment he’ll offer valuable insight about how NOT to be a victim, through understanding situational awareness and home safety strategies. Also here about local and national safety.

 

Safety During The Holidays

On today’s Personal Safety, Bob Boilard from Defensive Strategies, joined Lori to discuss safety during the Holidays. They started off talking about how criminals are looking for who they can prey on during the Holidays. From an article, Christmas Safety Tips: Staying Safe For The Holidays, they highlighted fire safety for Christmas trees, identity theft […]

Church Safety and Preparedness Plans

On today’s Personal Safety, Bob Boilard, from Defensive Strategies, joined Lori to talk about church safety and preparedness through Sheepdog Training.  They started off talking about the recent mass shooting at The First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas on November 15, 2017. They encouraged us to focus on the root cause of the senseless […]

Reasons to Learn Self-Defense

On today’s Personal Safety, Bob Boilard from Defensive Strategies, joined lori to talk about reasons to learn self-defense. They started off talking about violent crime rates, how people don’t think crime can happen to them, and taking all threats seriously. Bob told us the importance of being mentally prepared to avoiding freezing in a threatening […]

Crime Safety During Natural Disasters

On today’s Personal Safety, Bob Boilard from Defensive Strategies, joined Lori to talk about crime safety during natural disasters. They started off talking about past natural disasters, like Hurricane’s Katrina and Sandy. They told us how disasters bring out the best or worst in people. They also shared about rescue efforts for Hurricane Harvey, and […]

Church Safety Through Sheepdog Training

On today’s Personal Safety, Bob Boilard and Rick Olson, from Defensive Strategies, joined Lori to talk about church safety through Sheepdog Training. They started off talking about how Bob and Rick devote their lives to keeping people safe. They highlighted how Sheepdog Training and Defensive Strategies are partnering to help churches assess safety issues. They […]

Staying Safe During Protests or Riots

On today’s Personal Safety, Bob Boilard from Defensive Strategies, Joined Lori to discuss how to stay safe during a protest or riot. They started off talking about the recent Unite the Right protest in Charlottesville, Virginia. They highlighted the increasing tensions with extremist hate groups. Bob told us this was domestic terrorism. They also talked […]

Workplace and Employee Security

On today’s Personal Safety, Bob Boilard of Defensive Strategies, joined Lori to discuss Workplace and Employee Security. They started off talking about Risk assessment at work, including corporations and mom and pop establishments. He told us some can have higher risks than others, and added how to involve employees in these risk assessments. Next, Bob […]