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November 20, 2019 - November 21, 2019
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Time Details:
This is a two-day course on November 20 and 21.
Calvin Fitchett Municipal Complex
76 Main St.
Lilburn, GA 30047
FREE to women 18 years of age and older (or ages 12 to 17 with a guardian).
Lilburn Police Department
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Lilburn Police Department - Women's Self Defense Program - FULL

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

The program is open to women 18 years of age and older or ages 12 to 17 with a guardian. The Women’s Self Defense Program is dedicated to empowering women with knowledge to reduce the likelihood of becoming a victim of a crime. Space is limited and advance registration is required.

The Women’s Self Defense Program is a two-day, comprehensive course that begins with classroom instruction in risk awareness, risk reduction, crime prevention strategies, and defensive concepts followed by hands-on training in physical defense techniques. Class instruction and demonstrations will allow you to decrease your vulnerability and give you a new sense of confidence and personal power. Class activities and discussions are designed to help women identify their risks, evaluate their strengths, and explore their options for dealing with the threat of violence.

The program provides effective techniques and options to protect and teaches women to take an active role in their own self-defense and psychological well-being.

Please print the application and waiver form and submit in person or by mail to Lilburn Police Dept., 76 Main Street NW,  Lilburn, GA 30047.

You will be contacted via email once your application has been reviewed.

Classes are held on Wednesday and Thursday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. 

Entrance Requirements:
Applicants for the Women’s Self Defense Class must meet the following criteria:
•Minimum age of 18 (12 to 17 with a guardian)
•No prior felony arrests or crimes of moral turpitude
•No misdemeanor arrests within six months of the application

Selection Procedure:
The class is free of charge but students are selected through an application process, so advance registration is required. The names of the selected candidates are placed in the class until the maximum number is reached. Remaining applicants are then placed on a waiting list. Enrollment is limited to approximately twenty students per session.

For additional program details, click here.

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