WOMEN

A Look Inside The Terrible Manual Cops Use To Teach 'Rape Prevention'

02/26/2015 10:15 am ET | Updated Feb 26, 2015
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Rape Aggression Defense, or R.A.D., as it brands itself, is one of the most widely offered women's self-defense programs in the country. R.A.D. was developed by a police officer, and is ubiquitous at colleges and universities; it's taught primarily by law enforcement personnel, making it a pretty accurate reflection of the way cops think about preventing sexual assault.

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