Enhancing the Survival Mindset Level I Being Offered this Fall

Cpl. Teresa Fuller


Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 9:04 a.m.


The Spokane Police Department is offering the Enhancing the Survival Mindset (ESM) women’s self-defense class again this fall. ESM offers participants hands-on self-defense and safety awareness training by Spokane Police officers.

The Enhancing the Survival Mindset Level 1 course offers participants the opportunity to learn the basics of self-defense. The course consists of a classroom portion where participants will receive information on crime statistics, situational awareness, and information on enhancing their survival mindset. Hands-on training introduces participants to defensive tactics techniques and places participants into realistic scenarios. A participant's survival mindset will determine the outcome of these scenarios. Attendees must be at least middle school aged (allowed when accompanied by a guardian) or older to participate. There is a $25 charge to cover the costs associated with the class. There are scholarships available for those who need financial assistance.

  • Date: September 27, 2018
  • Time: 6 - 10 p.m.
  • Location: SPD Academy, 2302 N Waterworks St, Spokane, WA 99212

To register, please fill out the attached registration form and send it to agump@spokanepolice.org. See the website for more information: https://my.spokanecity.org/police/citizen/training/.

You can also reach the SPD Academy at 509-742-8100.



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