The Department of Police Services offers a variety of workshops open to the community. Whether you're a student, staff member, alumni, faculty member or part of the community, we encourage you to sign up for our workshops to learn new tips and skills to keep you and your family safe. Printer-friendly flyer.
This workshop will give participants an opportunity to focus on assembling personal emergency kits (including family, cars, office, and travel kits). Participants will learn best practices, essential content, maintenance plans, and how to build a kit on any budget. Sample kits will be on display for participants to get ideas and start customizing a list for immediate kit building.
This workshop covers a basic understanding of: the legislative intent, criminal and civil liabilities, moral principles, psychological and physical effects, and more! Read more
This course is an overview of personal preparedness tips and recommendations for a variety of hazards. Participants will learn about the most likely hazards in Southern California, how to find out if their home is located in a hazard zone, and what individuals can do at home to prepare for emergency and disaster situations and will introduce the concepts of family emergency plans and kits.
Social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube, SnapChat, and Instagram have become an integral part of our lives. Social media sites are a great way to stay connected with others, but you should be cautious about how much personal information you post. This course will teach you to be cyber safe and while still being able to enjoy your social networking.
This course will focus on fire hazards, cover fire safety in the home, and address wildland-urban interface fire preparedness and response measures. Home fires are very common and most are preventable. We will discuss methods to keep your family and home fire-safe. In addition to wildfire mitigation and preparation, participants will be able to discuss the lessons learned from the 2017 and 2018 wildfires in CA.
radKIDS is the leading educator in realistic and empowering personal safety education for both children and parents. The radKIDS Program provides children with hope, options, and practical skills to recognize, avoid, and escape violence and abuse. This is a 5-day workshop.
This workshop will help you understand what identity theft is, how criminals obtain your personal information and how to detect, deter and defend yourself against victimization.
Having your financial and medical records along with important contact information is crucial to the disaster recovery process. Participants will identify the documents needed to protect themselves and household members to include financial, medical, and legal documentation to work with insurance companies, care providers, and government disaster assistance programs.
Preparing for emergencies should not fall on your shoulders alone. Young children and teens alike need to be part of the process — for their own safety and sense of empowerment. Participants will learn to work together to build an emergency kit, sit down as a family to talk about your communications plan, role-play what you would do during a disaster, and hold fire drills in your house. Read more
The Rape Aggression Defense Systems is a program of realistic, self-defense tactics and techniques. The R.A.D. System is a comprehensive course for women that begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction and avoidance, while progressing on to the basics of hands-on defense training. This program is dedicated to teaching women defensive concepts and techniques against various types of assault, by utilizing easy, effective and proven self-defense/martial arts tactics. THIS IS A 4-DAY WORKSHOP on April 16, 18, 23 and 25. Must attend all days.
Enhance your personal safety through discussions on crime prevention practices and situational awareness using one’s cognitive and physical senses to help avoid or prevent a crime from occurring. Possessing new tools that help increase one’s safety from everyday risks will also provide a greater sense of self-empowerment.
This program is designed to empower participants to make safer choices when confronted with aggressive behavior. THIS IS A 4-DAY WORKSHOP held on July 15, 17, 22 & 24. Must attend all days.