GONZALES, LA (WAFB) - Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is hosting a self-defense class for women.
The class will teach you how to use self defense techniques, how to use everyday items as weapons, and how to recognize and avoid bad situations.
It will be held on Nov. 12 and Dec. 3 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at St. Catherine of Sienna Church Hall, 421 St. Patrick Street in Donaldsonville.
And on Nov. 18 and Dec. 9 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Ascension Sheriff's training center, 9094 South St. Landry Road in Gonzales.
The classes are free and open to the public but you must sign up by calling (225) 621-8653 or emailing