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Allen Police to offer Rape Aggression Defense training, starting May 28th

The Allen Police Department will be hosting a Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) course, starting Tuesday, May 28th. The course runs for four consecutive Tuesdays from 6:30-9:30pm. The course requires a one-time $25 registration. This registration is good for life and allows you to retake the course anytime in the future. This course is for women only, starting at age 15 (15-16 require an adult companion).

The Rape Aggression Defense System is a program of realistic self-defense tactics and techniques for women. The R.A.D. System is a comprehensive, women-only course that begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction and risk avoidance, while progressing on to the basics of hands-on defense training.

Allen Heights Baptist Church 
1309 E Main St.

Applications can be emailed to Officer Rippamonti at srippamonti@cityofallen.org

Mission Statement
“The mission of the R.A.D. Systems is to establish an accessible, constantly improving and internationally respected alliance of dedicated Instructors. These Instructors in turn, will provide educational opportunities for women, children, men and seniors to create a safer future for themselves. In doing this, we challenge society to evolve into an existence where violence is not an acceptable part of daily life.”