RAD / Rape Aggression Defense Program
RAD / Rape Aggression Defense, is a nationally recognized rape defense program. Currently, the Purchase College Campus has three Certified RAD instructions that are University Police members: Inspector Cindy Markus-Jones, Police Officer Donelle Charles, and Communications Officer Mercedes Andujar. Semester long courses are available, as well as incoming Freshman seminars and periodic seminars, which are open to the public.
Students can expect to learn rape prevention techniques which range from an individual's state of mind and how they carry themselves to actual physical defense when necessary). The course includes lecture and hands-on experience also includes Defensive Tactics and Martial Arts.