What's Happening at The Porter County Sheriff's
Women's Self Defense Class
Officer Phil Miller and Detective Scott Hartz
On March 6th, Corporal Phil Miller and Detective
Scott Hartz provided a women’s self defense class at the Sheriff’s
Department. The class was open to all female Sheriff’s Department
employees. Participants included various women from the Records
Division, the Civil Bureau, Dispatch, and other departments. The class centered on mental preparation for attacks;
including awareness of surroundings, types of attacks, and types of
attackers. Also discussed were various types of weapons used for
self-defense, and how to use weapons in an attack situation. A short list of practical self-defense techniques were also
demonstrated and practiced.
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