Amherst police offer rape defense course

AMHERST – The Amherst Police Department is offering an R.A.D. (Rape Aggression Defense) training program from 5-7 p.m. Tuesdays, ending Aug. 19.

Contact Lt. Blake for additional information at 673-4900.

In 2013, the Amherst Lions Club and Milford Rotary Club joined forces to provide Amherst Police with the nearly $3,000 needed to purchase the R.A.D. training suits.

The suits are used during the full-contact training sessions.