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How to be Safer in Public: Part 2

How to be Safer in Public Part 2 | The Secure Dad Podcast

In the conclusion of a two-part series on making your family safer in public, The Secure Dad discusses pre-event indicators, levels of awareness and ways to respond to a potential threat.

Marine Colonel Jeff Cooper created a color code chart to characterize the levels of situational awareness one needs to maintain their safety. Most people find themselves living in a bubble in condition white. As security minded individuals we need to strive to live in condition yellow so that we may enjoy life and also be actively searching for threats.

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If you enjoyed this podcast series, you may want to check out the article series on this topic. It goes more in depth with clear cut examples for you to further your knowledge.

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Andy Murphy

Andy Murphy founded The Secure Dad in 2016 with the aspiration to help families live safer, happier lives. What started as a personal blog about family safety has turned into an award-winning podcast, an Amazon best-selling book, and online courses. He focuses his efforts in the areas of home security, situational awareness, and online safety.


Andy is a husband and father. His interests include coaching youth basketball, hiking, and trying to figure out his 3D printer.

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