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 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.