Rape Aggression Defense Class
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The city of Melrose, Massachusetts is implementing a self-defense program aimed to give teens a safer future.

The Melrose Police Department and Melrose High School will launch a program called Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) Systems before the new year. RAD will offer a number of self-defense classes, taught by five Melrose police officers, to female seniors at Melrose High School.

Melrose Police Chief Mike Lyle said, “When a student takes this class, it gives them a better insight into their own personal safety when they go out into the world It gives them an opportunity to react in a setting, an environment where they’re uncomfortable and they feel threatened.”

Rape Aggression Defense will be completed in August.

Read more at Wicked Local.

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