Richland County Sheriff’s Department
Victim Services

Women’s self defense course

The Richland County Sheriff’s Department offers a FREE women’s self-defense class. 

This is a crime prevention program that utilizes techniques that are specifically designed for women to reduce the likelihood of victimization.  This program empowers women to recognize their strengths and make sound decisions when faced with potentially dangerous situations.

  • Minimum age:  18 years old; 16/17 years old with a parent

  • 4 hour physical class

  • Please wear comfortable clothes

  • Please bring a bottled water or Gatorade

**For more information about his program please contact Sgt. Nina Mauldin of the Victim Service Unit at 803-576-3086 or email


August 03, 2019

Time: 9:00am

Location: St. John’s Church  2827 Wheat Street

RSVP: Nina Mauldin at or 576-3086

October 26, 2019

Time: 9:00am

Location: Harbison Recreation Center, 106 Hillpine Rd.

RSVP: Nina Mauldin at or 576-3086

November 16, 2019

Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Location: Downtown Library on Assembly St.

RSVP: Nina Mauldin at or 576-3086

5623 Two Notch Road 
Columbia, South Carolina 29223 
(803) 576-3000 phone (803) 576-3195 fax

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