Sheriff's Office News Releases

Free SAFE Class for Women, Wednesday, February 15

PUBLISHED:Tue February 7, 2017

Osceola County, FL – The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office has openings for a self-defense awareness program for women scheduled for WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2017 AT 6PM Self Defense Awareness Familiarization Exchange or SAFE is designed to educate women on how to protect themselves if they should become a victim. The 2-hour class teaches that 90% of self-defense is awareness, risk reduction and avoiding confrontation, while only 10% is physical.

Taking responsibility and educating yourself is the first step in staying safe. Although you may not be able to prevent an attack from occurring, there are ways to protect yourself and lessen your chances of becoming a victim. To sign up for the free class, call (407) 348-1105 or email aveg@osceola.org.