Hortatory what to do's and don'ts in order to protect yourself, your family, your property and your business buttressed by the Deputy Inspector of the New York City Police Department. How to Dial 911--how to avoid it by keeping everything under lock (chains too) and key. If the burglar has entered--""play possum"" and in general when attacked, avoid fighting back (guns are contraindicated). There are chapters on bringing up your children to avoid dangerous situations (even one on rape) and in general this covers the various kinds of emergencies in and out of doors and how you should best handle yourself and them. . . . Applied caution, common sense and hardware.