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Rape and Aggression Defense (RAD) Training

New Braunfels Police Department is proud to announce that we will be offering the Rape and Aggression Defense (RAD) classes. The course includes lecture, discussion and hands on self-defense techniques, suitable for women of all ages and abilities.

Classes will be taught by officers of the New Braunfels Police Department, who are certified RAD Instructors.

2020 Class Dates:

  • Due to the response to COVID-19 there are currently no scheduled RAD classes in 2020.  Please check back to see when/if classes are scheduled for this Fall.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Applicants must be female
  • At least 13 years of age
  • Reside within the City of New Braunfels or work within the City of New Braunfels
  • Students need to be in good health and capable of participating in a physical training with minor exertion
  • Be able to understand basic verbal and visual instruction and to follow along with the lessons provided
  • The student must be able to attend all four consecutive nights of class from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Protective gear will be provided for the attendees to use. The class will require a completed application and a signed liability waiver prior to acceptance into the class. The class is free of charge.

For further information, please contact NBPD Training Officer Michael Burton at (830) 221-4127 to obtain an application.