Personal Protection

Take Care Be Aware

Awareness and Personal Protection Class

Located at: Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office, 63333 Hwy 20 West Bend, OR 97703​

Dates: May 24, 2018 and November 15, 2018

Time: Registration starts at 5:30p.m. – no pre-registration is necessary. Class is 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Cost: FREE

Age: This class is open to citizens ages 15 and above (Ages 15-17 must be accompanied by an adult)

The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is proud to offer the citizens of Deschutes County an awareness and personal protection class at the main Sheriff’s Office.

This class is designed to:

  • Heighten your personal awareness of your surroundings
  • Teach you how to interpret a situation that doesn’t seem right
  • Train you on how to decide what your choices are in reacting
  • Learn how to implement your decision

In today’s world, this one-of-a-kind training is key to knowing that your self assessment of a situation is probably in the 40% to 70% range of being correct. You’ll learn that waiting until you feel you are 100% certain, it may be too late.

This class will teach you that your personal safety starts with an awareness of your surroundings and making decisions based on your observations. Come listen to instructors give you information on what to look for and hear some advice regarding steps to take in protecting yourself and your family. You will observe some basic self-defense tactics and leave with a complimentary personal protection device.

Deschutes County Sheriff 2016

Adult Jail

(541) 388-6661

Main Office

63333 West Hwy 20
Bend, OR. 97703

(541) 388-6655
(541) 693-6911 (Non-emergency after hours)

Monday - Friday 8-5pm

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