Women's Safety Class

Sheriff John Samaniego is pleased to announce the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office offers a free Women's Safety Class. Our training staff developed these courses in response to the high volume of requests from citizens regarding safety classes for the public. This 8-hour class is a combination of lecture, practical scenarios, and basic self-defense techniques. Just click on the course that you are interested in attending and complete the registration process.


To attend one of our courses you must meet the following requirements:

  • Be at least 18 years of age 
  • Be a resident of Shelby County 
  • No criminal record
  • Submit to a background check
  • Promise to provide a 48-hour cancellation notice

Click here to view available classes...

Sgt. O'Connor shows women's self-defense techniques