UPDATE: The class Feb. 17-20 is now full. Check www.grandprairiepolice.org/RADS later for information on future classes to be scheduled.
GRAND PRAIRIE—The Grand Prairie Police Department is offering Grand Prairie female residents ages 13 and older free basic self-defense training 6:15-9:15 p.m. Feb. 17-20, 2014. Space is limited for the four-session course at Charles V. England Public Safety Training Complex, 310 College St., and participants must register at www.grandprairiepolice.org/RADS by Feb. 7, 2014.
The internationally recognized Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) system of training is designed to equip women with practical techniques for successfully defending themselves if ever attacked.
While the program is offered free of charge, donations are welcome and appreciated, which will go to Brighter Tomorrows – a local agency that empowers victims of domestic violence and sexual violence by providing safe shelter and support services.
For more information, visit www.grandprairiepolice.org/RADS or contact Officer Joanna Briggs at firstname.lastname@example.org or 972-237-4531.