Shining A Light On Women’s Safety

Crime Stoppers is participating in a safety seminar, which includes a self defense class for homeless women.

Katherine Cabaniss with Crime Stoppers says they are often targeted by criminal activity:


“In the past year or so, there have been some very violent crimes in which women were victimized. We wanted to take this opportunity to do a safety seminar, so that that vulnerable population can know how to protect themselves.”

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In addition to self defense techniques, participants will also be given flashlights and whistles to help keep them safe. The program will take place at 9:30 tomorrow morning at The Beacon, across the street from Christ Church Cathedral downtown.