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Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) Class Announcement

Lexington, S.C. – The Lexington Police Department is currently seeking applicants for the upcoming Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) training class which will be taught by officers who are certified R.A.D. Instructors.

The R.A.D. classes will be taught at the Lexington Police Department over four dates with the three hour classes beginning at 6:30 p.m. and ending at 9:30 p.m. each night.

  • Monday, July 24, 2017

  • Wednesday, July 26, 2017

  • Monday, July 31, 2017

  • Wednesday, August 2, 2017

The purpose of the Rape Aggression Defense classes is to provide women with self-defense skills that are learned quickly and giving them confidence when faced with a possible violent encounter.

Women are encouraged to attend this no cost training and teenagers, age 14 or greater, can attend with parental consent. Students are asked to dress comfortably and will be expected to complete all four evening training sessions for R.A.D. completion. There is limited space in this class, so please register early.

More information about Rape Aggression Defense can be found on their website.

If you would like to register for this program, or have questions, please contact PFC. Jen Klinsic of the Community Action Team at 803-359-6260 or by email at

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