Review: “A Burglar’s Guide to the City” by Geoff Manaugh

  Today for our Tactical Book Club meeting is an eye opener. I have often found that one great way to learn if form other people’s real life successes and failures, Case Studies. And this book has a TON of them, from burglars kidnapping security personnel and blindfolding them and smashing all of their watches

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Update November 2016

Ok, so the site is small and limited…now. I have been activated and sent overseas for the last 6 months-ish and FINALLY have real internet and a real logistical ability to start putting content up again…. for the 2 of you that read my articles so far (Yes mom, one of them is you, thank

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Four Digit Codes

Tactical Lock Picking – 4 Digit Codes

Almost all four-digit code systems whether digital or mechanical are not “Locks” but rather “Traffic Control Devices”. They don’t STOP people from entering, they just slow them down, or at best stop people temporarily. Down and dirty… -MOST gate codes are either 4 digits, or 4 digits plus (*/#/etc) -MOST 4 digit codes are (year/address/phone#/SS#/etc)

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Oh “Instructor School” is a requirement? Interesting.

OK. So. No shit, there I was. Department is broke so they can’t pay me over-time pay. So I missed a whole shift on the streets so that I could attend “really freaking important” annual training. It started out great: Learned an intro to Riot Control for about 4.5 hours of Powerpoint. Now my file

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