TPD Announces RADKids Class

By: Tallahassee Police Department Email
By: Tallahassee Police Department Email

News Release: Tallahassee Police Department

The Tallahassee Police Department believes children are one our most valuable assets and in an effort to protect them, TPD provides a variety of child safety programs. TPD’s Community Relations Unit is offering another RADKids class.

RADKids teaches confidence, self-esteem and the power to make good choices. The class also covers a variety of topics to include bullying, stranger-danger, the dangers of drugs, fire and gun safety, assault prevention, abduction recognition and personal safety. RADKids teaches children to react when dangerous situations arise. It is a self-empowerment class which educates children (ages7-12) to not just react verbally, but to also react physically. The class teaches children what to say and do when a dangerous or uncomfortable situation arises.

For more information and testimonials of how children have escaped their abductors after attending the RADKids class, go to

As of this date, TPD has educated over 200 children in our community. The next class will be held March 3-6 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm at The Tallahassee Police Department, located at 234 East 7th Avenue in Tallahassee, FL.

To register, please contact Crime Prevention Officer Andy Berentsen at or at (850) 891-4319.

For more information about other child safety or youth education programs available, contact TPD’s Community Relations Unit at 891-4251.

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