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10 Things Criminals Look For in an Easy Target


Criminals operate at different degrees of investment, risk, and violence. While some meticulously craft an intricate roadmap of their plans, others simply prey on those most unsuspecting, unprepared and vulnerable, looking for indicators in potential victims that would make them suitable targets of crimes of opportunity.

While there’s no way to read minds or predict the future, a little preparedness goes a long way in preventing yourself from becoming one of these victims of crime. Criminal opportunists often look for the path of least resistance in selecting their targets. NRA's Refuse To Be A Victim® Program outlines 10 things criminals look for in “easy targets.”



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