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AFTER ATTACKS IN SANTA ANA, CBS 2 NEWS ASKS GET SAFE FOR ADVICE

CBS2 News once again asked Safety Expert, Stuart Haskin, Executive Director of Get Safe, to comment when they reported an incident at a local Santa Ana gym where a sexual predator has been spotted following, and subsequently attacking, women as they walk to their car. Reporter Brittney Hopper asked him to offer advice for everyone about public safety and awareness in our neighborhoods, as well as when we are out and about. “The majority of attackers do not want to deal with anything difficult – so if you are the victim of an attack, use your voice, fight back, draw attention to yourself, and try and get to a safe area – the attackers want an easy target, so don’t be one.”  To see the interview in its entirety click here.

Be Successful in the Dating Pool – GET SAFE Style

Ahhhh yes, welcome to the dreaded, ahem…I mean glorious, month of February….either you love it or hate it depending upon the status of your relationship, your stage in life, or merely that you love paying $150.00 for flowers that you can get for $15.00 the day after Valentine’s.  So, as we usher in Cupid – that creepy looking cherub trying to attack people with its tiny little bow & arrow – we welcome Valentine’s Day with feelings of emotional & physical security, right?  Or, will it be turmoil?  Is he/she in love with you?  Will they buy you flowers?  Will that significant other blow you off to find someone on Tinder, Match, Ok Cupid?  What’s the deal?  What’s it gonna be in 2016? Now, don’t get too depressed yet.  First of all, it’s a manufactured holiday, so everyone has a reason