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Rape Aggression Defense

Do you know how to defend yourself against a larger and stronger aggressor? Since 1998, the Denton Police Department has presented 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, 601 E. Hickory in Denton. The class costs $15 for the entire month to cover the cost of the student manual.


Basic R.A.D. class (women only ages 16 and up): 
June - Tuesdays – 6, 13, 20, and 27, 2017 from 6-10 p.m. For more information or to commit to the class, contact Detective Chante Wallace at chante.wallace@cityofdenton.com or (940) 349-8286.

Sessions will be held at the Denton Public Safety Training Center located at 719 E. Hickory Denton, TX.
 
The cost of the class is $15.

Basic "Mom and Me" class (ages 12-16must be accompanied by a female adult): 
July/August - Wednesdays – July 12, 19, 26, and Aug 2, 2017 from 6-10 p.m. This class differs from regular RAD in that the discussion includes sexting and date violence for teens. For information or to commit to the class, contact Sergeant Rachel Fleming 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 Denton, TX.
 
The cost of the class is $15.