Posted by pax: That [...it would take them 30 minutes to get here....assuming there is a deputy on duty, and his truck is aimed to this part of the county. ... ... I'm on my own except for the clean up] 's not an argument for needlessly endangering yourself by moving around. It's an argument against it.
If I do get shot or knifed by an intruder, I want it to happen when emergency services are less than two seconds from slamming through my front door -- not two hours away.
Very true. For the life of me, I cannot understand why people do not figure that out for themselves.