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


October 08, 2016


Time: 9:30 am- 1:30pm

Location:  Eastover Library

To register contact: Nina Mauldin at or 576-3086

January 28, 2017

Time: 9:00 am -1:00 pm

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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