Refuse To Be A Victim® seminars promote awareness and prevention of criminal confrontations. Seminar topics include home, automobile, phone, technological, travel and personal security. Seminar participants are presented with a variety of common-sense crime prevention and personal safety strategies and devices they may integrate into their daily lives. The seminar is three to four hours long and open to the public.

Refuse To Be A Victim® was developed in 1993 in response to requests from women nationwide for crime prevention seminars. In 1997, the program became co-ed. With over 1,000 instructors nationwide, seminars have been presented in 50 states and the District of Columbia. More than 26,000 men and women have benefited from the program’s life-saving message.

You will get the tools you need to develop your own personal safety strategy, including information and practical demonstrations on:

The Psychology of the Criminal Mind

Home & Phone Security

Automobile & Travel Security

Personal & Technological Security

Workplace Security

Self-Defense Tools & Training Options 

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NRA Executive Director of General Operations, Craig Sandler said, “Without the active involvement of exceptional members of the law enforcement community, NRA programs could not reach as many individuals at the local community level.” The program has been endorsed by members of the law enforcement community nationwide, such as Sheriff Howard Sellers of Aiken County, South Carolina who said, “It encourages people to think through risky situations…and it inspires confidence in that they know how to enter a situation, assess the risks and have tools at their disposal to deal with it properly.”

There are no prerequisites for taking this course, and the material is accessible to appropriately supervised mature children. You are not required to own a firearm to attend this course.