Police offer free self-defense classes to women

The Baton Rouge Police Department will be hosting another series of "The Equalizer," a free self-defense class for women.

The class will be offered in parts at the Police Academy gym, which is located at 704 Mayflower.

Participants must be at least 13 years old with no current injuries. This class involves hands-on, physical training.

There is no cost to participate. Anyone interested in attending should contact the Training Academy at (225) 389-3886.