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Women and Teen Safety & Self-Defense Classes in Johns Creek

Open seats remain for the free classes that will be taught this month and next at the Johns Creek Police Department.

To sign up, email Sgt. Kalish at debra.kalish@JohnsCreekGA.gov and you will receive a confirmation email. Credit: patch file
To sign up, email Sgt. Kalish at debra.kalish@JohnsCreekGA.gov and you will receive a confirmation email. Credit: patch file
Patch Staff Report 

The Johns Creek Police Department is offering free safety and self-defense classes for teenaged girls and women to learn situational awareness and self-defense.

The women's class is set for 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Feb. 18. The teenagers' class, for girls 13 to 20 years old, is scheduled from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on March 11.

As of Wednesday, Feb. 5, there were still eight open seats for the class for women, and 10 seats for the teen class.

The classes are taught by Sgt. Debbie Kalish and Sgt. Ben Finley. Both are experienced Defensive Tactics instructors with more than 30 years combined law enforcement experience.

The classes will be held at the JCPD headquarters, located at 11445 Johns Creek Parkway. To sign up, email Sgt. Kalish at debra.kalish@JohnsCreekGA.gov and you will receive a confirmation email.

Information for this post was supplied by the Johns Creek Police Department and edited for publication.
Taña Santiago Welch February 07, 2014 at 05:36 PM
So why not a class for a boy who needs help? Or is it assumed that boys automatically know how to protect himself?

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