September 21, 2017

Space available for S.A.F.E. training for women

The Purdue University Police Department is offering a Self-Defense Awareness and Familiarization Exchange (S.A.F.E.) training session at 6 p.m. Oct. 4 at the Purdue Police Department at 205 S. Martin Jischke Drive.

The S.A.F.E. training is an introduction to women’s self-defense and lasts two and a half hours. The program consists of a safety talk and awareness session, a video and an introduction to basic physical defense tactics. 

The program is free of charge and the minimum age for participants is 13. Affiliation with Purdue is not required to register, and participants will be registered in the order in which requests are received. Athletic style clothing is recommended, and shorts are not permitted.  

To register yourself and/or another woman, contact Lt. Sarah Sheppard at

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