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


August 22, 2015

Time: 9:00 am- 1:00pm

Location: Hopkins Park, 150 Hopkins Park Road, Hopkins SC  29061

Register: Nina Mauldin at or 576-3086

October 17, 2015

Time: 9:00 am- 1:00pm

Location:  St Andrews Park, 920 Beatty Rd. Columbia SC 29210

To register contact: 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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