Personal Safety Training

Upcoming Classes:

NOTICE: You may need to sign-up for an account with the Seattle Parks Department, if you don't already have one.

More classes will be scheduled soon, check back for updates. coming soon

Note: Our team offers Personal Safety Training for a variety of audiences. We can adapt our class to fit your needs. Please reach out to your CPC directly to schedule a class for your business, community group, neighborhood or school.

About the Class

Learn proactive tips and steps you can take to enhance your personal safety taught by Seattle police officers and employees. 

Training goals:

  • Share commonsense safety tips to decrease the odds of being a victim
  • Know the important role your instincts and gut reactions play
  • Discover potentially dangerous situations and how to avoid them
  • Learn to make a safety plan based on different environments


  • This is a facilitated discussion and lecture about crime prevention and safety.
  • This is not a self-defense class.
  • This class is open to individuals of all ages and most appropriate for those who are at least 14 years of age or older.  For that reason, children should not attend. 


This PowerPoint Presentation (“Presentation”) is intended to be used as a guide in conjunction with the Seattle Police Department's Personal Safety class, with additional information, explanation, and context shared during the class. This Presentation should not be considered comprehensive. The information provided in this Presentation does not, and is not intended to, constitute legal advice; instead, all information and content in this Presentation is for general informational purposes only. Any links or references to other third party information are for reference only, and should not be considered an endorsement. Please contact us directly with questions or concerns. Thank you.

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Sue Rahr, Interim Chief of Police
Address: 610 5th Avenue, Seattle, WA, 98104-1900
Mailing Address: PO Box 34986, Seattle, WA, 98124-4986
Phone: (206) 625-5011
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