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A Safer Life New Release


J. C. Owens and Melvin Groves are pleased to announce the news about the well anticipated, upcoming release of A Safer Life.

Working together we are all the solution to safer neighborhoods, communities and organizations.


About the authors

About the authors

J. C. Owens is a dynamic leader, speaker and author. His message about the growing need for awareness and accepting personal responsibility for one’s safety and security is timely and empowering. His knowledge and experience about street-level and gang-related crime, acquired acquired as a young man, has been used as a valuable asset in various law enforcement operations.

News and updates

The Importance of being “Your Own First Responder”

 For the perspective of the victim, public safety professionals are reactionary services during emergency situations. It is the victims who are the first to know there is an emergency requiring professional assistance response to save lives and property. How the victims are personally prepared to handle emergencies will have a direct result of the ability to survive […]

Car Jacking Kidnapping Dangers/Safeguards

 Woodridge man charged with hijacking, kidnapping woman and 2 kids http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20150317/news/150318967/ A Woodridge man in prison on an unrelated armed robbery charge has been charged with hijacking and kidnapping a woman and her two young children in April 2014. John A. Smith, 18, formerly of Woodridge, is charged with two counts of aggravated vehicular hijacking, […]