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Rape Aggression Defense Training

Rape 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 Commander Ken Jones at 312-503-0371. 

Schedule and registration

University Police RAD classes are held over a 2-day period and are free and open to all Northwestern students, faculty and staff. However, you must register to participate.

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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