Category Archives for "Personal Safety"

Why Was Tony Martin Found Guilty?

Personal Safety

17 years ago today, Tony Martin, a Norfolk farmer, shot Freddie Barras and Brendan Fearon as they broke into his farmhouse.   Barras, 16 at the time, was killed and Fearon injured. The case caused public outcry however, when at the subsequent trial, Martin was found guilty of Murder. He successfully appealed the decision and the verdict […]

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Can I carry a weapon just in case?

Personal Safety

  “So, I have a rounder’s bat in my car just in case. I can’t get done though cos I’ve got a ball and glove in the boot…” Oh really… I’m pretty sure that the police have heard that one before, and would ask a few more questions like: “have you just come from practice […]

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Can I Arm Myself If Someone Breaks In?

Personal Safety

  So, everyone’s worst nightmare…It’s the middle of the night and you are woken by the sound of smashing glass downstairs. Your kids are asleep and your other half is away. You’re scared, and have no idea who or what is downstairs. You slowly get out of bed, grab the lamp stand from your beside […]

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