Mountain View, Calif. (November 9, 2016) — MVPSF sponsored a two-day R.A.D. instructor training in partnership with Mountain View Police Department. The initial R.A.D. training certified 14 MVPD instructors.
R.A.D. is a comprehensive course that begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction and avoidance. MVPD officers were taught training for adult and young women, instructing techniques to prevent and defend against sexual assault. R.A.D.
R.A.D. (Rape Aggression Defense) is a training designed for women encompassing realistic, self-defense tactics and techniques.
The program has since trained a total of 125 students, all females in Mountain View. MVPSF provided a total of $9,000 in funding for the self-defense training.
“Thanks for the support and for providing us with the means to initiate an important community education program.” – Chief Max Bosel