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Rape Aggression Defense Program

Enroll now in the landmark self-defense program that is taught at colleges and universities in over 40 states and Canada. The Rape Aggression Defense System is comprised of easy to learn proven effective physical tactics that may enable you to survive the violent encounter that awaits 1 in 3 women. This dynamic, hands-on program was designed for the average woman, beginning with awareness, risk reduction, avoidance and overall prevention. Then, basic techniques are taught in an enjoyable format by certified instructors. At the end of the basic program, women are encouraged to use their new techniques in a practical, controlled simulation exercise. Don’t miss this opportunity to develop your options of resistance if assaulted. UTPD is certified to teach all four programs and has offered Basic Physical Defense to members of the university community since 1992. Currently UTPD has multiple RAD certificated staff.

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For more information about UTPD’s RAD program, please watch this brief video.

RAD Programs Available at UT:

  • Basic Self Defense
  • Advanced Self Defense
  • Aerosol Defense Option
  • S.A.F.E.

UTPD RAD Online Registration

RAD INSTRUCTORS

Officer Kelly Mihalik
Cpl. Kelly Mihalik

  • UTPD R.A.D Coordinator
  • Basic R.A.D. Instructor
  • Advanced R.A.D. Instructor
Keith Lambert
Dep. Chief Keith Lambert

  • Region 6 R.A.D. Director
  • Basic R.A.D. Instructor
  • Advanced R.A.D. Instructor
  • Aerosol Defense Options
  • R.A.D. Domestic Violence
  • R.A.D. for Seniors
Emily Simerly
Dep. Chief Emily Simerly

  • Basic R.A.D. Instructor
  • Advanced R.A.D. Instructor
  • Aerosol Defense Options
  • Keychain Defense Options
  • R.A.D. Domestic Violence
  • R.A.D. for Seniors
Ashley Martin
Ofc. Ashley Martin

  • Basic R.A.D. Instructor
Donnie Ross
Lt. Donnie Ross

  • Basic R.A.D Instructor
Mike Richardson
Lt. Mike Richardson

  • Basic R.A.D. Instructor
  • Advanced R.A.D. Instructor
Cedric Roach
Sgt. Cedric Roach

  • Basic R.A.D. Instructor


Matt Kinder
Sgt. Matt Kinder

  • Basic R.A.D. Instructor
  • Advanced R.A.D. Instructor
  • Aerosol Instructor
Jillian Paciello
Jillian Paciello

  • Basic R.A.D. Instructor
 zacOfc. Zack Mathews

  • Basic R.A.D. Instructor

 

 

 lindsOfc. Lindsey Miller

  • Basic R.A.D. Instructor

 

chipOfc. Chip Kain

  • Basic R.A.D. Instructor

 

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