Victim Self-Defense Class

About Victim Self-Defense Class

The goal of the Beaverton Police Department Victim Self-Defense Class is to enhance a sense of safety, empower confidence, and support the healing process for individuals within the Beaverton community (18+ years of age) who have experienced difficult and/or traumatic incidents in their lives (such as domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, or incidents perpetrated by strangers).

This free, three hour class is taught by Beaverton Police Department personnel with special training in self-defense tactics. The course includes both classroom discussion and physical skills training. All aspects of the physical portion of the class are optional and can be adapted to fit a wide variety of needs. Each participant is paired with a Beaverton Police Victim Advocate for the duration of the class, and a qualified mental health professional is on-site and available throughout the class for participants, if needed.

2019 Victim Self Defense Information and Application Packet

2019 Información de la Clase de Autodefensa de la Víctima y Paquete de Solicitud

2019 class dates are:

  • Wednesday, February 6, 2019: 6:00 PM-9:00 PM
  • Wednesday, April 3, 2019: 6:00 PM-9:00 PM
  • Tuesday, June 11, 2019: 6:00 PM-9:00 PM
  • Tuesday, August 6, 2019: 6:00 PM-9:00 PM
  • Tuesday, October 22, 2019: 6:00 PM-9:00 PM
  • Tuesday, December 3,2019: 6:00 PM-9:00 PM

Applications and waivers of liability for each class must be received at least one week prior to the date of the class to be considered. Applications can be emailed, mailed, or dropped off at the Beaverton Police Department Records Department. Please ensure your application is marked to the attention of Victim Services..

Contact us:

For more information about our Victim Self-Defense Class contact:
Victim Services Coordinator
Email: mailboxbpdcommunityservices@beavertonoregon.gov