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Crime Rates and Statistics for Burglary and RapeDid You Know...?
Police cannot protect and are not legally liable for failing to protect individual citizens.
*See "Warren v. District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Dept.,444 A.2d 1(D.C. App. 1981), the courts stated: Courts have without exception concluded that when a municipality or other governmental entity undertakes to furnish police services, it assumes a duty only to the public at large and not to individual members of the community"
* A former Attorney General told Florida legislators that police responded to only 200,000 of 700,000 calls for help to Dade County authorities.
*Back in 1989 there were 168,881 crimes of violence for which police had not responded within 1 hour.
Can you imagine what the numbers are today?
*2,400,000 people use a gun to defend themselves every year.
*Of these 192,000 are women defending themselves against sexual abuse.
Women and children are the most tragic victims of violent and sexual crimes as they are the easiest targets of predators.
*92% merely brandish the weapon or shoot into the air, therefore in only 8% is the attacker killed or wounded.
However,law-abiding citizens are routinely prosecuted for brandishing or using a firearm in self-defense.
What Does This Tell You?
1. YOU need to protect yourself and your family, home and business.
2. The police just don't have the capacity to do it all for you.
3. Firearms can get you in trouble even if you don't shoot anyone.
That's why DefenseDevices.com provides security products for you personal protection and self defense at great prices.
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