The Portland Police Department is currently taking applications for the September 2014 session of the Basic R.A.D. program (Rape Aggression Defense).
RAD is a comprehensive international self defense program for women and girls, in which participants will learn personal safety tips as well as physical skills. The first four sessions of the September class will be held September 16, 18, 23 and 25 from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM and the fifth session will be held September 27 from 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM.
All sessions must be attended to complete the class. Cost of the class is $25 and all proceeds benefit the Amy St. Laurent Foundation. If you would like more information about the class or to obtain a registration form you can call 874-8643, email PPDRAD@portlandmaine.gov or go to the Amy St. Laurent Foundation webpage.