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CPD Offering Free Self-Defense Class for women

12:11 PM, Apr 11, 2013   |    comments
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Columbia, SC (WLTX)- Columbia Police Department is providing the knowledge women need to protect themselves from or during a violent crime with a free self-defense class.

The self-defense class instructors are members of CPD's Special Victims Unit. The unit devised a program last year after receiving self-defense inquiries from crime victims.

Participants are asked to wear comfortable exercise clothes, a towel, plenty of water and a snack. The class is available to females ages 13 and older.

There are a few slots left for the April class, however additional classes will be available for the rest of the year.

For more information, call (803) 737-5034 or visit: www.columbiapd.net and look under the "CPD Sponsored Programs" on the right side of the CPD home page.

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