Nassau County

Nassau police offer women’s self-defense classes for community members

YULEE, Fla. — On Monday night, Nassau County Sheriff’s Office hosted a large turnout for its second NCSO Women’s Self Defense class of 2023.

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NCSO said that the free self-defense program is focused on empowerment, and it wants to help educate women on how they can better protect themselves and increase their situational awareness to stay safe.

The program has dates scheduled through April. Classes are from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and all paperwork must be turned in prior to the class.

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All upcoming dates are below:

  • February 6, 2023
  • February 10, 2023
  • March 27, 2023
  • March 31, 2023
  • April 3, 2023
  • April 23, 2023

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All classes will be held at Nassau County Sheriff’s Office Training Room, located at 77151 Citizens Circle in Yulee.

For additional information or to sign up, contact Nicole Maddox with NCSO’s Public Affairs Office at 904-548-4020 or email

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