Personal Safety Presentation For Women

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Martha Washington Library

6614 Fort Hunt Road

Alexandria, VA 22307

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The Fairfax County Police Department is hosting a Personal Safety Workshop Presentation. February 25th, 2019 - 6:00 pm -8:00 pm at Martha Washington Library 6614 Fort Hunt Road, Alexandria, Va. 22307.

The personal safety workshop is designed to introduce women to a variety of self-protective options in a short, non-physical, discussion format. The basic workshop covers: prevention strategies the pros and cons of various options for ending an attack.

Discussion is designed to help people identify their risks and evaluate their strengths, and to explore their options for dealing with the threat of violence.

Personal safety workshop, emphasis is placed on options, not rigid safety rules. A personal safety workshop is a great place to explore some available options to see which feel comfortable. Among the options discussed are weapons, strange behavior, verbal strategies, and physical fighting. No physical skills are taught in the workshop, but information on classes will be provided to those who want to learn physical self-defense.

Personal Safety Workshops are FREE and are for adult women. They do not include any physical self-defense skills training.

For further information, contact MPO Robert Urps; Robert.Urps@Fairfaxcounty.gov

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