RAD Self Defense

R.A.D. is an internationally recognized women's self-defense course that teaches tactics and techniques to empower women to prevent or escape harm. R.A.D. which stands for Rape Aggression Defense, is a hands-on training that provides awareness, prevention and risk reduction for women. 

About the Class

It is a twelve-hour course which requires attendance at all four classes. The class is free to women 16 and older. 

Fall Course:

Wednesday, October 4, 2023 

Thursday, October 5, 2023

Wednesday, October 11, 2023

Thursday, October 12, 2023 

Classes are from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Opelika Police Department. 


For more information, please contact Sgt. Whaley at [email protected]

Registration opens Thursday, August 31, 2023. Register here.

Registration ends Friday, September 22, 2023. Space is limited. 

Oct 2023 RAD Post