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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.




New York State University Police


New York State
University Police

Purchase College
735 Anderson Hill Rd.
Purchase, NY 10577
(914) 251-6900
Fax (914) 251-6158

Emergency
(914) 251-6911

Non-emergency
(914) 251-6900

Counseling Center
(914) 251-6390

Health Services
(914) 251-6380

Residence Life
(914) 251-6320

Rape Crisis Helpline
(Off-Campus)
(914) 345-9111

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