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Rape Aggression Defense

The Denton Police Department provides training for women (only) in Rape Aggression Defense (RAD). Certified R.A.D. Instructors and Denton Police Officers conduct the training. Please dress comfortably for this self defense training. Class size is limited and are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Classes will be held on four successive weekdays from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Police Training Room, 719 E. Hickory in Denton. The class costs $15 for the entire month to cover the cost of the student manual.

R.A.D. class for Seniors (men and women):
Tuesdays and Thursdays – Oct. 3 through Nov. 2 from 3-4:30 p.m. The cost of the class is $10. Participants can register at the Denton Senior Center. For more information contact Ofc. Jim Bryan by email Jim.Bryan@cityofdenton.com.

Sessions will be held at the Denton Senior Center, located at 509 N. Bell Ave., Denton, TX.

Please dress comfortably. The class size is limited and are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Advanced R.A.D. class (must have completed Basic R.A.D. prior to taking this class):
Wednesdays – Nov. 1, 8, and 15 from 6-10 p.m. The cost of the class is $10. For more information, or to register for the class, contact Rachel Flemming at Rachel.Fleming@cityofdenton.com or (940) 349-7968.

Sessions will be held at the Denton Public Safety Training Center, located at 719 E. Hickory St., Denton, TX.