Home / Public safety / Program empowers women to defend themselves

Program empowers women to defend themselves

By

We often hear of tragic cases in which women are attacked while walking alone at night. With the proper knowledge in self defense, in many cases these situations can be avoided. The Santa Fe College Police Department along with the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office is offering a self-defense class for women also known as RAD. The twelve hour course is spread out through three days and begins June 15th. WUFT-FM’s Samantha Taub spoke with Santa Fe College police officer John Santos about why self defense is so important, especially for women.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

About admin

Check Also

Gainesville Fire Rescue Hazardous Materials Team and Airport Firefighting Team sprayed a foam blanket  to contain a jet fuel spill after a semi-truck carrying the fuel flipped on US Highway 301 in October. (Photo courtesy of Gainesville Fire Rescue.)

Rate Of Hazardous Spills In Florida Remains Steady

Spills can have significant environmental and health effects by contaminating drinking water, which can lead to increased incidents of cancer and other diseases.