Tag: Community Resources

Halloween Safety Tips: Don’t Get Spooked Out

Halloween Safety Tips: Don’t Get Spooked Out

Halloween’s a time for harmless tricks and tasty treats. But when you have a bunch of people, mostly kids, running around the neighborhood in the dark—well, there are some risks. Let’s talk about some tips to make your Halloween festivities delightful but not too frightful.

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What To Do If Someone Breaks into Your House

What To Do If Someone Breaks into Your House

Break-ins can take a major physical and emotional toll. But the best way to put your life and home back in order is to act decisively. Here’s a quick list of steps to take after a break-in.

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Signs of a Stalker: Are You Being Followed?

Signs of a Stalker: Are You Being Followed?

The idea of “stalking” someone in this age of 24/7 information access has become somewhat of an inside joke among many of us. We’ve all heard someone say, “I Facebook stalked him!” or “I didn’t mean to stalk you but I saw your post about your trip to Vegas…” But the truth is, true stalkers can make your life a living hell; stalking is scary, it’s dangerous and in many cases, illegal…

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Sex Offenders Near You: Stats and Resources for 2019

Sex Offenders Near You: Stats and Resources for 2019

Concerned about sex offenders in your neighborhood?

It’s incredibly unlikely that a stranger will directly target you or your family, but knowing more about criminals in your area can help you make smart decisions and protect your loved ones…

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How Safe Are Utah Colleges? Stats, Tips, and Resources for Students

How Safe Are Utah Colleges? Stats, Tips, and Resources for Students

ASecureLife’s team is based in Salt Lake City, so we got curious about which major Utah colleges are most prone to crime. We also took a look at how these universities are keeping their students safe. Keep reading to learn more about which Utah college campuses have the most crime and what their administrations are doing to crack down on it.

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100 Most Secure College Campuses in the US

100 Most Secure College Campuses in the US

We analyzed 10 years’ worth of crime data for hundreds of public and nonprofit colleges in the US. We focused on data from four-year schools that offer student housing and have an average yearly enrollment of 10,000 students or more. The list below includes the 100 colleges that had the lowest rates of property crime over the past 10 years.

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Everything Parents Need to Know About Cyberbullying

Everything Parents Need to Know About Cyberbullying

A 2018 Pew Research Center study found that 59% of US teens had experienced cyberbullying, and 63% consider it a major problem. As more and more kids and teens spend time online, opportunities for cyberbullies only increase. Trying to keep your child safe online can seem overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. To help, our safety team at ASecureLife has compiled a parent-friendly guide to preventing, recognizing, and dealing with cyberbullying.

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Electric Scooter Injury Prevention Guide

Electric Scooter Injury Prevention Guide

If you’ve been in any major US city recently (or even some international cities), you’ve probably seen electric scooters zipping around town. With industry heavy hitters like Bird and Lime valued in the billions, the electric scooter rage may be more than just a fad. But as more scooter riders take to the streets, more scooter-related injuries are happening too. If you’re planning to try scooters for yourself there are things you can (and should) do to maximize your safety and avoid injury.

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What Are the Signs of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning?

What Are the Signs of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning?

A total of 5,149 people died in the U.S. from 1999 to 2010 due to unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning. That’s an average of 430 deaths per year. Why is that number so high? Carbon monoxide is a deadly and preventable killer but still we have so many deaths. Below we will take a look at statistics for known carbon monoxide poisonings, how carbon monoxide poisoning can be prevented and why every home should have a carbon monoxide detector…

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Unsung Heroes: These Metros Have the Fewest Public Safety Officers Per Capita

Unsung Heroes: These Metros Have the Fewest Public Safety Officers Per Capita

At ASecureLife, safety is our top priority, and these emergency responders are a big part of the community safety equation. We wanted to find out which metro areas have the fewest police and firefighters per capita, so with data from the US Census and the Bureau of Labor Statistics, we set out to find the areas with emergency responders covering the most people.

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