Upcoming Rape Aggression Defense Course


The Roanoke County Sheriff’s Office is hosting a RAD (Rape Aggression Defense) course on July 11, 13, 18 and 20 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., which is located at the Roanoke County Jail (401 East Main Street, Salem Va. 24153). This class is open to middle school aged females and up. There is no cost for this class.

RAD entails 12 hours over the course of four days. There is a two-hour classroom instructional period followed by 10 hours of self-defense taught by RAD certified instructors. If anyone under the age of 18 is interested they must be accompanied by their legal guardian and attend the course with them.

-Submitted by Chad Beheler