Women's Defense Courses
Sheriff John Samaniego is pleased to announce the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office offers a free Women's Safety Class. Our training staff developed these courses in response to the high volume of requests from citizens regarding safety classes for the public. This 8-hour class is a combination of lecture, practical scenarios, and basic self-defense techniques. Just click on the course that you are interested in attending and complete the registration process.
To attend one of our courses you MUST meet the following requirements:
- Be at least 18 years of age
- Be a resident of Shelby County
- No criminal record
- Submit to a background check
- Promise to provide a 48-hour cancellation notice