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 (age 13 and older).

The S.A.F.E. program will be offered on Tuesday, March 1, 2016 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 Officer Robert Segally, Officer Nicolas Smith 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, Porter and Lake Counties.  For more information, please call Campus Police at 219-785-5220 or email


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