Women’s Self Defense Classes

The SSPD Women’s Self Defense is reality-based, incorporating practical, easy-to-remember techniques for physical resistance in case of an assault. This is a one-session class and the minimum age to participate is 17.

Class size is limited to 25 students per class.

Topics covered:

  • Instincts and Awareness
  • Mental Mindset
  • Home Safety Tips
  • Vehicle Safety Tips
  • Walking Safety Tips
  • Shopping Safety Tips
  • What to do if attacked
  • Weapons

This class is held at the Sandy Springs Police Department headquarters and is free of charge.


Thanks for participating in our 2023 classes! The schedule for our 2024 classes will be announced in late January.

  • Thursday, February 16th, 2023 @ 6:00PM – Class Full
  • Thursday, April 13th, 2023 @ 6:00PM – Class Full
  • Thursday, June 15th, 2023 @ 6:00PM – Class Full
  • Thursday, August 17th, 2023 @ 6:00PM – Class Full
  • Thursday, October 19th, 2023 @ 6:00PM – Class Full

For more information, contact Sgt. Mendel Stafford.