The Smithfield Police Department is now accepting applications for enrollment into the Female Self-Defense Course, which consists of a six (6) week self-defense program geared towards women ages fifteen (15) and up. Participants will meet on Thursday evenings from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. starting Thursday, May 18, 2017.
The course is offered free of charge to Smithfield High School students, any Smithfield residents or employee of a business in Smithfield who is at least fifteen (15) years of age. This hands-on course will teach participants on how to avoid being targeted and what action to take if selected as a victim. Seating is limited and will be on a first-come-first-served basis.
Completed applications should be returned to the Smithfield Police Department no later than Monday, May 15, 2017.
For more information contact the Smithfield Police Departments Community Policing Unit at 231-2500 ext #202.
The Female Self-Defense Program is geared to educate participants on how to avoid being targeted and what action to take if selected as a victim; it is not intended to turn participants into martial arts experts. Participants must be Town residents or business owners and at least 18 years of age. This is a 4-week program which meets for two hours, each week.
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For additional information or questions about this program contact:
Officer Paul Gorman from the S.P.D. Community Policing Unit via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. He can also be reached by phone at (401) 231-2500, ext.202. Although emails and voicemails left during weekdays are checked daily, please allow at least 48 hours for responses to your inquiry.
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