Campus Police to Offer Self Defense Class

PoliceCampus Police will be offering a Self Defense Class on Tuesday, October 21 at 5:00 PM in ACE317 on the New College of Florida campus (southwest corner of College Drive and Bay Shore Road).

City of Sarasota Police Chief Bernadette DiPino will be discussing personal safety tips, crime prevention, and common sense approaches to crime and the fear of crime.

This class is available at no charge to all New College of Florida and USFSM Students, Staff, Alumni, and Faculty.  The class is sponsored by Campus Police and the City of Sarasota Police Department.

Enrollment is limited to the first 30 people to ensure the highest level of quality instruction.  After the class is full, a waiting list will be established.

To register, please send an email to Sergeant Chris Rivett at Campus Police, 941-487-4210 or email at

Campus Police will also be on hand to answer general questions on campus safety and our relationship with local law enforcement.