Parkland RCMP and Victim Services invite public to free event: "Relationship Judo"

Spruce Grove, Alta. - On Thursday February 28, 2023, Parkland RCMP and Victim Services are hosting "Relationship Judo" at the Tri Leisure Centre in Spruce Grove. This free event is open to the public and focuses on protection and prevention against domestic violence. A second event will also be hosted on Saturday March 18, 2023.

This event will teach you how to recognize domestic violence, resources that are available to help, and the role of police and the courts. Then spend the afternoon learning how to create a safety plan for your family, and essential physical self-defence techniques.

Constable Sarah Williams is the Domestic Violence Coordinator at Parkland RCMP, and is a karate black belt who has been teaching self-defence throughout her policing career. She strongly believes that the best protection is prevention, and that self-defence is an essential life skill for everyone. 

That's why this seminar is open to the public and is completely free. Beverages, breakfast, lunch and personal swag bags are all included. 

For the February event, simply register online at by February 13, 2023.
For the March event, simply register online at by March 02, 2023.

Doors open at 9a.m. with time to grab breakfast and make new connections. Program will being at 10a.m. and run through until 5p.m with one hour for lunch.