(photo gallery) Lakewood PD collaborated with Georgian Court University and hosted a Basic Self Defense Class on Tuesday October 2, 2018 for the co-ed University.

Training Commander Lt. Robert Shimonovich, Lead Instructor Patrolman Alex Pedre utilized the Power Point training method with the assistance of  Ptlwmn. Stephanie Mahone (Liaison/Georgian Court University), Ptlmn. E. Micallef, SO C. Pagnotta, SO J. Dellavella and D/Sgt. J.Shimonovich.

The Police Officers demonstrated hands on field exercises with the co-ed students of Georgian Court University and these exercises were specifically designed to physically protect oneself from a possible ill-fated attack. All attendees upon completion of the class received a *Basic Self Defense Certificate.

Special thanks:

  • Nicole Mossbacher, M.A. program specialist Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) and the Office of Student Advocacy & Success at Georgian Court University
  • Abbey Wulfekotte, BA Domestic Violence Advocate – Providence House Domestic of Catholic Charities
  •  Colleen Diveny, LCSW Instructor of Social Work and OVW Grant Director – Georgian Court University.
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