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Northwest Missouri State University

News Release

Aug. 11, 2010

University Police to offer self-defense class for women

The free training program consists of 10 hours of instruction and two hours of simulations. It is open to all women ages 15 and up.

MARYVILLE, Mo. - Northwest University Police is again offering self-defense classes to women this fall.

There will be five sessions, during the week of Oct 10 at the Support Services Building. Participants must attend at least eight hours of instruction to participate in the simulations. The classes will be:

Sgt. Dru Burns and officer Kristina Martinez will instruct the classes.

Because space is limited, participants must preregister by calling University Police at 660.562.1254. Combat Cats T-shirts will be available for participants.

For more information, contact Martinez by calling 660.562.1254 or send an e-mail to

For more information, please contact:

Mark Hornickel, Communication Manager | 660.562.1704 | Fax: 660.562.1900

Northwest Missouri State University
215 Administration Building | 800 University Drive | Maryville, MO 64468