Franklin Police Offer Williamson women 4-day self-defense series

Update: April 17, 2019: This offering is full. Click for your next opportunity, which starts May 6, 2019 at 3:00 pm.

March 19, 2019: 20120322JR001-RAD-fi1According to statistics, 78 women are forcibly raped every hour in the United States. Just as startling: One out of four college students reported being sexually assaulted sometime during their four years of school. The Franklin Police Department is proud to offer free self-defense training to women who live or work in Williamson County. The training incorporates awareness building, prevention, risk reduction & avoidance, as well as hands-on self-defense training by experienced police officers.

Classes start in April | Registration is required for this four-day series:
April 22, 24, 29 & May 1
All classes meet from 6pm – 9pm:
Franklin Police Headquarters
900 Columbia Avenue


For more information or to register, email
Sergeant Amy Butler
Download the RAD registration form here.

The 12-hour program is designed for the average woman with no previous experience or background in physical skills training. Mothers & daughters are encouraged to attend this free training together.

Helping to provide this training is something that I always look forward to,” said RAD Instructor, Sergeant Amy Butler. “Participants walk away from this experience with a renewed feeling of confidence that they can avoid or overcome an attacker, we just show them how.”