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 Lt. Maria Yturria of the Victim Service Unit at 803-576-3463 or email


June 10, 2017

Time: 8:30 am -12:30 pm

Location: NorthStar Christian Center at 711 Longtown Road, Columbia SC 29229

RSVP: Nina Mauldin at or 576-3086

June 24, 2017

Time: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location: 1825 Laurel St (Carolina Crossfit)

RSVP: Inv. Aubree Taylor 576-3066 or

June 24, 2017

Time: 9:30 am  - 1:30 pm 

Location: Eastover library 608 Main St, Eastover, SC 29044

RSVP: Nina Mauldin at or 576-3086 

July 22, 2017


Time: 9:00 am -1:00 pm  SASS

Location: Harbison Recreation Center, 160 Hillpine Rd. Columbia, SC 29210

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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