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Kids Pull No Punches in Defense Class

BY ANNA CHANG Contributing Writer Monday, November 20, 2006 PHOTO/ANDRE NGUYEN Berkeley police Officer Alan Pagle, posing as an assailant, takes a beating at the hands of a you… http://www.radkids.org/blog/kids-pull-no-punches-defense-class/

Father of kidnap victim will speak

Ed Smart, father of Elizabeth Smart, will be speak 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26 at Myers Park Baptist Church.He will describe what his family learned from Elizabeth's kidnapping and how to make homes and neighborhoods safer for children. His daughter was taken from …
Ed Smart, father of Elizabeth Smart, will be speak 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26 at Myers Park Baptist Church.He will describe what his family learned from Elizabeth's kidnapping and how to m… http://www.radkids.org/blog/father-kidnap-victim-will-speak/

'radKIDS' to the rescue

PAWTUCKET - Of all the frustrations that come with being a cop, the worst was dealing with kids who were hurt, Stephen Daley said. "As a police oficer, you usually show up after a crime is committed," Daley said. "But as a person, you want to protect kids…
By: Kevin O'Connor, Times staff writer PAWTUCKET - Of all the frustrations that come with being a cop, the worst was dealing with kids who were hurt, Stephen Daley said. "As a … http://www.radkids.org/blog/radkids-rescue/

Kids run, shout, fight — and foil abductions

Stephanie Quackenbush recalls walking to school on a sunny morning in Albany, N.Y., last year when, a block from school, a man grabbed her from behind. He put a towel over her face. She screamed for help. "Shut up! Shut up!" he ordered. "I have a knife. …
By Wendy Koch, USA TODAY Stephanie Quackenbush recalls walking to school on a sunny morning in Albany, N.Y., last year when, a block from school, a man grabbed her from behind.… http://www.radkids.org/blog/kids-run-shout-fight-and-foil-abductions/

A rad approach to safety

MAYNARD - Steve Caloggero teaches science at Maynard High School, but he also teaches younger children an even more important lesson - how to remain safe.
By Paul Bistoff/ Staff Writer MAYNARD - Steve Caloggero teaches science at Maynard High School, but he also teaches younger children an even more important lesson - how to rema… http://www.radkids.org/blog/rad-approach-safety/

Playing it safe: Program fosters empowerment in children

The mother of Teresa and Sean Hall works as a deputy in the Muscogee County Sheriff's Office, but her children were among the first to take part in a free program aimed at keeping them safe.
Program fosters empowerment in children BY LILY GORDON Staff Writer The mother of Teresa and Sean Hall works as a deputy in the Muscogee County Sheriff's Office, but her child… http://www.radkids.org/blog/playing-it-safe-program-fosters-empowerment-children/

Safety tips to help protect children

Parents in the Mooresville area are on high alert following a report of a stranger who touched a child at Pioneer Park.
By Bridgett Morales Kilgore | bkilgore@reportert.com Parents in the Mooresville area are on high alert following a report of a stranger who touched a child at Pioneer Park. … http://www.radkids.org/blog/safety-tips-help-protect-children/

Learning to escape

Police literally geared up last week to take hard physical hits from a group of Brownies who completed a course in safety and personal empowerment. As each girl lined up with protective gear in place to put their moves into motion, police elicited a chant…
By Bella Travaglini/ bella.travaglini@cnc.com Police literally geared up last week to take hard physical hits from a group of Brownies who completed a course in safety and pers… http://www.radkids.org/blog/learning-escape/

Learning to fight back

Program empowers kids to replace their fears with confidence, self-esteem and safety skills
Program empowers kids to replace their fears with confidence, self-esteem and safety skills By Tiffany Erickson Deseret Morning News An abductor would most likely think twice … http://www.radkids.org/blog/learning-fight-back/

RadKIDS program offers "cool" tips for safety

The Aquinnah police department is spearheading a safety education program, radKIDS, which helps children ages five to 12 prepare for emergencies and protect themselves from bullying, abduction, and sexual assault. Ryan Ruley, an Aquinnah police officer, r…
By Janet Hefler The Aquinnah police department is spearheading a safety education program, radKIDS, which helps children ages five to 12 prepare for emergencies and protect the… http://www.radkids.org/blog/radkids-program-offers-cool-tips-safety/

Safety City gets physical with training

LIMA ? March 22, 10:45 a.m. ? Lima Police Patrolman Dave Vastano crept up on the three-year-old boy slowly, arms raised, ready to grab him. But little Dylan Marston was ready for him. One, two, three hits to the face later, and Vastano was falling backwar…
By JIM SABIN 419-993-2091 jsabin@limanews.com LIMA ? March 22, 10:45 a.m. ? Lima Police Patrolman Dave Vastano crept up on the three-year-old boy slowly, arms raised, ready to … http://www.radkids.org/blog/safety-city-gets-physical-training/

Teaching Kids To Protect Themselves

Could your children defend themselves if someone tried to kidnap them? It's a scenario you may not want to think about, but unfortunately, child abductions happen every day. That's why the Muscogee County Sheriff's Office is training instructors to teach …
by Jon Kalahar Could your children defend themselves if someone tried to kidnap them? It's a scenario you may not want to think about, but unfortunately, child abductions happe… http://www.radkids.org/blog/teaching-kids-protect-themselves/

Personal safety first

Danvers kids this spring will participate in a national program that empowers children with personal safety tools, police announced last week. "The idea behind this program is to reinforce skills kids already have through our talks with them about strange…
By Bella Travaglini/ bella.travaglini@cnc.com Thursday, February 9, 2006 Danvers kids this spring will participate in a national program that empowers children with personal sa… http://www.radkids.org/blog/personal-safety-first/

Self-defense program eyed for kids

WASHINGTON — It takes the latest fashions and the hippest lingo to be a rad kid, but it takes much more to be a radKID.
By: Lauren Burgoon, Staff Writer WASHINGTON — It takes the latest fashions and the hippest lingo to be a rad kid, but it takes much more to be a radKID. Municipal and … http://www.radkids.org/blog/self-defense-program-eyed-kids/

Children learn safety skills from police

West Warwick program shows kids techniques to avoid danger
©Kent County Daily Times 2006 West Warwick program shows kids techniques to avoid danger The 8-year old girl used her radKIDS stance and skills to quickly bring the man d… http://www.radkids.org/blog/children-learn-safety-skills-police/

Action, not advice, for staying safe

RadKIDS shows youngsters how to react to danger by putting them in a simulated situation that teaches how to make the proper reaction second-nature, to arm kids with the right response if ever real danger strikes.
By Renee Seymour/ rseymour@cnc.com Friday, January 20, 2006 Would you teach your child to swim in the living room? Then why would you teach your kids about safety in the living… http://www.radkids.org/blog/action-not-advice-staying-safe/

Safety comes with confidence

NILES - Two groups of Niles students recently spent their winter break kicking and punching their way through a self-defense and safety awareness class.
By ANDY HAMILTON / Niles Daily Star Friday, January 6, 2006 10:48 PM EST NILES - Two groups of Niles students recently spent their winter break kicking and punching their way t… http://www.radkids.org/blog/safety-comes-confidence/

RadKids To The Rescue

Ten-year-old Matt Berry, who’d never taken self-defense before, graduated from the first radKIDS program sponsored by the Police Department of Southborough.
By Elizabeth Eidlitz Ten-year-old Matt Berry, who’d never taken self-defense before, graduated from the first radKIDS program sponsored by the Police Department of Southb… http://www.radkids.org/blog/radkids-rescue1/

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