Batesville Police Chief Alan Cockrill and Independence County Sheriff Shawn Stephens have announced plans for a “Self-Defense Class for Women,” to be held Tuesday, Oct. 9, at the Batesville Community Center, 1420 20th St. The event begins at 6 p.m.
The free event is being offered through the Batesville Police Department Community Relations Team and is geared to giving women the information needed to “…learn how to avoid becoming a victim,” according to a press release announcing the class.
Water will be provided, and participants are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing. For more information, call Scott Lancaster with the Batesville Police Department Community Relations Team at (870) 805-0797 or email LawEnforcementCRT@gmail.com.
The program is sponsored by Citizens Bank.
LISTEN: Ashley Engles with Citizens Bank and Scott Lancaster visit with White River Now about the upcoming class.
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