I get a lot of questions about how to assess relative safety in a foreign country. I wrote a significant portion of a chapter in my book discussing the topic. Here is some more information.
James LaFond writes a lot of material from a very unique viewpoint. It’s not stuff that you see every day. This article is about how to watch police patrol patterns to get a better idea of your neighborhood’s safety. It is equally as useful here at home as it is in the developing world.
Watching Cops: Using Observable Police Activity to Assess the Risk Level of an Urban Locale
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