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Kidnapping and Abduction: Minimizing the Threat and Lessons in Survival

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Kidnapping and Abduction: Minimizing the Threat and Lessons in Survival

Kidnapping and Abduction: Minimizing the Threat and Lessons in Survival by Brian John Heard
2014 | ISBN: 1482228157 | English | 222 pages | PDF | 8 MB

Terrorist groups and organized crime cartels pose an increasing threat of kidnapping throughout many regions in the word. At the same time, international travel has become more commonplace for both business and leisure purposes. Kidnapping and Abduction: Minimizing the Threat and Lessons in Survival provides a practical guide on the precautions travelers can take to avoid being kidnapped or derail a kidnapping attempt in progress. In the event this cannot be avoided, the book supplies advice on how to ensure survival during captivity.

Readers will learn:

The basic elements of kidnapping and abduction
The motivations and mechanisms of kidnappers
The hotspots where kidnapping/hostage taking is prevalent
Vehicles best suited for avoidance of kidnap threat and proposals for up-armoring an existing vehicle
How to recognize immediate threats and precautions to be taken in assessing threat level
The types of weapons most favored by kidnappers and their threat level
Available bullet-resistant materials and their use in stab- and bullet-resistant vests
Resistance methodologies and weapons for self-defense
Legislation in various countries pertaining to the carrying of weapons
How to survive long-term abduction if kidnapped
How to best assist the authorities once released
Essential reading for anyone living, doing business, or traveling abroad or at sea, this practical handbook reveals tactics that best enable those vulnerable to protect against an attackā€”or in the worse-case scenario, increase their chances for survival.