UA Little Rock Police Department offers self-defense classes

UA Little Rock police officers

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Police Department will host a self-defense class and a Rape Aggression Defense class in September and October. 

The free basic self-defense class will be from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Sept. 12, 18, 24, and 28. Police officers will show participants basic self-defense moves and what to look for when walking alone.

The Rape Aggression Defense class, which is for women only, will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Oct. 10, 13, and 17 and 12:30-3:30 p.m. on Oct. 22. Participants will learn about personal safety, risk reduction strategies, and defensive moves to incapacitate an attacker. The class is free to UA Little Rock students, faculty, and staff, and $20 for members of the public.

All classes will be held in the University District Building at 5820 Asher Ave. in Little Rock.

To sign up for the classes, contact Det. Tonya Carter at

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