Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) System

The Concord Police offer Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) classes for the public. The classes are free. The R.A.D. System is a program of realistic, self-defense tactics and techniques. It is a comprehensive course for women that begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction and avoidance, while progressing on to the basics of hands-on defense training.

The R.A.D. Systems is dedicated to teaching women defensive concepts and techniques against various types of assault. This is a 12-hour course broken up over four days and taught by nationally certified R.A.D. Instructors. Each student will be given a workbook/reference manual which will outline the entire Physical Defense Program for reference and continuous personal growth. R.A.D. has a free lifetime return and practice policy for all R.A.D. graduates.

Class dates and times will be announced via this website, local media, and the Department's Facebook page.

To sign up and check for class openings or to be notified of future classes, please contact:

Master Police Officer Melissa Pfefferle
Concord Police Department
35 Green St.
Concord, NH 03301