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


February 24, 2018

Class is full

Time: 9:00am - 1:00pm

Location: 2501 Faraway Drive, BCBS Tower Auditorium

RSVP: Nina Mauldin at or 576-3086

March 08, 2018

Time: 7:00am - 10:00am

Location: Lululemon Columbia 4840 Forest Dr.

Contact: Aubree Torres at or 576-3066


March 17, 2018


Time: 9:00am - 1:00pm

Location: Richland N.E. Library, 5306 N. Main St.  29203

RSVP: Nina Mauldin at or 576-3086.

April 14, 2018

Time: 9:00am - 1:00pm

Location: Harbison Rec Center

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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