Rape Aggression Defense Training

RAD logoRape Aggression Defense (RAD) is fundamental, hands-on training that teaches women how to defend themselves in the event of an attack. It combines classroom instruction on awareness, prevention, risk reduction and avoidance with basic hands-on defense tactics. Certified University Police RAD instructors teach the course.

Rape Aggression Defense Training is:

  • Practical self-defense tactics.
  • Easy to learn and employ.
  • Awareness and avoidance.
  • Risk reduction strategies.
  • Certified instruction with a free lifetime return-practice policy.

For more information, visit the official RAD website.

If you have questions regarding the program, please contact Lieutenant Ken Jones at 847-467-2069. 

Schedule and Registration

University Police RAD classes are free and open to all Northwestern students, faculty and staff. However, you must register to participate. RAD training takes place for a total of ten hours over two classes. 

See scheduled classes below. 

Please fill out the form below and we will contact you regarding your enrollment and the class location.

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