Today on Designing Spaces, stay tuned for a half-hour special on home invasions, defensive measures, and responsible gun ownership. We’ve teamed up the experts at SIG Sauer to provide tips and information on everything from gun ownership to safe handling of firearms for families. SIG Sauer Academy is one of the nation’s premier training facilities, delivering world-class firearms experience and training customized to fit the needs of the student.

First up, meet Hana Bilodeau, a SIG Sauer Academy instructor and Deputy Sheriff with the Strafford County Sheriff’s Office in New Hampshire. Hana meets with three home invasion victims who, after surviving stressful and frightening situations, still worry about their safety.

Watch along as the victims detail their harrowing accounts of home invasions. Then, Hana discusses helpful defensive tactics, as well as police response and measures to take when finding an intruder at home. Hana explains that taking control of your personal safety is easier than you think—with proper training, home defense firearms can deliver unparalleled peace of mind and protection.