Campus Police – S.A.F.E.

SAFE palm strikeThe Purdue University North Central Campus Police Department offers a free Self-defense Awareness and Familiarization Exchange (S.A.F.E.) program for women.

The S.A.F.E. program will be offered on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 from 6-8 p.m. in LSF 02. Class size is at least 6 and not more than 16.

Enroll online or call (219) 785-5220.

This unique course provides participants with valuable information on how to become more aware of their surroundings, and participants learn five simple defensive techniques. The program is a two-hour class taught by Campus Police Department personnel. S.A.F.E. educates women on how to protect themselves from crime and introduces pre-basic physical training familiarization methods which are non-strenuous. Each participant will be given a portfolio with more awareness information than is contained in the brief course.

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The S.A.F.E. program is based upon the following ideas: Violent crimes are crimes of opportunity, and when you remove the element of opportunity, you reduce the risk of attack. Ninety percent of self-defense is mental preparedness, ten percent is physical and YOU are your best defense.  Come and let’s have some fun while learning how to keep ourselves…

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For more information about PNC’s S.A.F.E. program, contact instructors Chief Robert Gaekle, Sgt. Victor Santiago, Officer Robert Segally or Dispatcher Sue Zahn at extension 5220.

More information about the National Self-Defense Institute and S.A.F.E.

The free, two-hour S.A.F.E. on the Road is offered at organizations in LaPorte and Porter Counties.  For more information, please call Campus Police at 219-785-5220 or email


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