The world as we know it these days is fast-paced. Everywhere we go, chances are, there’s going to be a crowd. Unfortunately, in recent years, crowds can feel quite unsettling and can typically be a scary experience for some. We sleep in a much totally different time than the generations before us — wherever our feelings of safety are being taken away a little more each day.
Every time I watch the news, something horrible has happened. Angry protests turn into rioting…sometimes in the matter of minutes. In 2015, Ferguson, Missouri, as an example, folks lost their businesses due to angry protesters that took matters into their own hands. Looting ensued and fires raged throughout local businesses — businesses that some spent their entire savings to create. Some of the buildings couldn’t be saved and those business owners lost everything.
A local business in Ferguson, Missouri destroyed by fire from violent protesters in 2015. Other unfortunate (and often fatal) events that happen in crowded places reign in this country and other countries around world every day. Always be on alert and take precautions however don’t let fear keep you from your daily life.
There are ways to stay safe in crowds if the situation has become threatening, as in a riot or other similar situation. Here are six steps that could save your life in a …