Personal and family security can sometimes be as simple as common sense. Webster defines common sense as “Sound, ordinary sense; good judgment.”
I continually read about burglaries, robberies, assaults, rapes, murders and home invasions where the perpetrator entered through an unlocked door or window. This, of course, is a fact of life to some extent, as long as perpetrators are so extremely bold, but I believe the number of instances can be minimized just by simply locking your doors and windows. A locked door and window will not prevent a perpetrator from entering if he really wants in but it will do two things: (1) It will delay the entry, possibly long enough to call 911 and /or obtain a means of defense and (2) it will create noise to possibly warn of an unwanted visitor.
Personal and family security can sometimes be as simple as common sense. Webster defines common…
by Dr. Leonard M. Breure / Sep 1, 2007