new mobile website banner- Sheriff Lemma

Women's Self Defense Class

Self-Awareness and Familiarization Exchange (SAFE)

The Seminole County Sheriff's Office is pleased to offer Self-Awareness and Familiarization Exchange (SAFE) – a women’s personal safety class. The times, dates and locations of upcoming classes are listed below.

SAFE is a personal awareness, crime prevention and educational based program designed to teach women basic safety and awareness skills. Instructors focus on crime prevention techniques and best practices for reducing the risk of being a victim. Class instructors will demonstrate basic techniques; there is little physical activity required of participants.

SAFE classes are two hours long and class size is limited to 25 participants. Classes are taught by certified instructors and are only open to women. Participants must be at least 13 years of age; participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. There is no charge to attend.

Register for classes using the online form below (please submit a separate submission for each class you would like to attend).

Our SAFE instructors are available to come and teach classes to your group or organization. To schedule, email us at

If you have questions, please contact the Public Affairs Division at 407-665-6880 or via email at

Upcoming classes:
  • Monday January 29th 100 Eslinger Way, Sanford from 6-8 p.m. This class is full.
  • Thursday February 8th 100 Eslinger Way, Sanford from 6-8 p.m. This class is full.
  • Wednesday March 14th 100 Eslinger Way, Sanford from 6-8 p.m. This class is full.

  • National Self Defense Institute Self Awareness and Familiarization Exchange (SAFE) Brochure


    Seminole County Sheriff's Office
    100 Eslinger Way
    Sanford, Florida 32773
    Phone: (407) 665-6600