Basic Awareness and Security (NRA Refuse To Be A Victim)

Course Length: 

4 hours

 Cost per Student:


Class Size:

Groups of any size

 Target Audience:

Any one who wishes to explore ways to keep themselves and their families safe. Any  group, workplace, or organization.

Refuse To Be A Victim® is a nationally recognized crime prevention and personal safety program designed to provide men and women with information that assists in the development of their own personal safety strategies. The Seminar teaches easy-to-understand methods you can use to increase awareness and prevent criminal confrontation. In just four hours, you will get the tools you need to develop your own personal safety strategy. It is a program of the National Rifle Association, however it is not a political or firearms class. This class can be given in different taught section-by-section or mix-or-match to fit your needs. There are also add-on sections that can be taught if desired.

Course Outline

      1.     Introduction

2.     Getting Started

3.     What is Refuse To Be A Victim

4.     Program History

5.     Psychology Of Criminal Predators

6.     Mental Preparedness

7.     Home Security

a.     Doors

b.     Locks

c.     Defense Plan & Safe Room

d.     Windows

e.     Lighting

f.      Shrubbery

g.     Alarms

h.     Dogs

i.      Key

j.      Visitors

k.     Mailbox Services

8.     Physical Security

a.     A.I.M. & Boundaries

b.     ATMs

c.     Walking

d.     Elevators

e.     Buses & Subways

f.      Lights

g.     Briefcases, Purses, & Wallets

h.     Other Activities

9.     Automobile Security

a.     Approaching, Entering, & Exiting Your Car

b.     Dealing with Breakdowns

c.     Stops & Getting Help

d.     Breakdown Ploys

e.     Accidents & Police Cars

f.      Hitchhikers & Road Rage

g.     Vehicle Theft Prevention Devices

h.     Carjacking

10.  Travel Security

a.     Airport Security

b.     Automobile Rentals & Other Transportation

c.     Accommodations

d.     Traveling to a Foreign Country

e.     Back Home

11.  Technological Security

a.     Telephone Security

b.     Identity Theft

c.     Bank Scams

d.     Internet Cyberfraud & Electronic Theft

e.     Cyberstalking & Cyberbullying

12.  Personal Security

a.     Physical Training

b.     Personal Protection Devices

c.     Pepper Spray and Foam

d.     Batons

e.     Other Devices

Additional Modules

    1. Firearms
      1. Is a firearm right for you?
      2. Firearms – A Personal Safety Option
      3. Educational Materials
      4. Training, Training, Training
      5. Develop and Practice Marksmanship Skills
      6. Electric Stun Guns
      7. Seek Legal Advice
    2. Workplace
      1. Basic Measures and Working Alone
      2. Interacting with Co-Workers
      3. Workplace Violence
      4. Doors and Lights
    3. Parents and Children
      1. Pre-school through Elementary
      2. Middle School though High School
      3. Social Interaction
      4. School
      5. College Students
    4. Seniors and People with Physically Disabilities
      1. Background and Scope
      2. Personal Protection Devices
      3. Inside the Home
      4. Outside the Home
      5. Travel Tips
      6. Abuse
      7. Scams, Direct Deposit, and Wills
      8. Government Agencies/ Services