A self defense class aimed at protecting women in the area gets started in April.
It's said, that every two minutes an american is sexually assualted. That's more than 230,000 victims a year.
The Colchester Police Department offers a free class, aimed at keeping you safe.
It's the Rape Aggression Defense course, and here's how you can get signed up:
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