Public Safety Building, Room
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4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20016
RAD Classes Offered at AU
RAD for Women
Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) is a free four-day course for women that provides information, tactics, and considerations which RAD Systems believes may be useful for various types of abductive encounters perpetrated against women. The course is taught by certified RAD instructors who work for the Department of Public Safety. To sign up for a section, please complete the web registration form at the bottom of this page or e-mail us at RAD@american.edu.
RAD for Men
Resisting Aggression with Defense (RAD for Men) is a free four-day course for men that is designed to empower men to make different decisions when confronted with aggressive behavior. This course is also taught by certified RAD for Men instructors who work for the Department of Public Safety. To sign up for a section, please complete the web registration form at the bottom of this page or e-mail us at RAD@american.edu.
The class schedule can be found on the calendar below.
Interested in holding a private class? We are happy to hold classes for groups that are unable to make the pre-scheduled classes. If you are interested in holding a class not listed on our calendar please contact RAD@american.edu.