Orlando residents play an important role in preventing crimes. As part of the City of Orlando’s National Night Out program, the Orlando Police Department and Orlando Fire Department is hosting several events in May that will help residents get involved in crime prevention and public safety activities.
Free Women’s Self-Defense Training
The classes teach basic self-defense skills and can help give women the tools needed to help protect themselves should a violent situation arise. The training is open to females 18 or older. Females under 18 must be accompanied by a parent.
Rosemont Community Center – May 14 – 6-8 p.m.
4872 Rose Bay Drive
Beardall Senior Center – May 19 – 6-8 p.m.
800 Delaney Avenue
Dr. James R. Smith Center – May 21 – 6-8 p.m.
1723 Bruton Boulevard
American Heart Association CPR/AED Certification Course
The CPR/AED courses provide participants with a two-year certification for $20. Each year 90 percent of cardiac arrest victims nationally do not survive because CPR could not be immediately performed.
Mt. Sinai SDA Church – 2-6 p.m.
2700 Orange Center Boulevard
Orange County Library – 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
101 East Central Boulevard
Senior Safety Summit
The free event will focus on crime prevention techniques for seniors.
Ventura Country Club – 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
3333 Woodgate Boulevard