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:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/SANTOS QNA.mp3]
Marion County has partnered with CSX Transportation and the Florida Department of Transportation to establish three quiet zones at track intersections along U.S. Highway 301.