Batesville, In. — In partnership with Margaret Mary Health, Officer Jamie Straber with the Batesville Police Department will be offering a women’s self-defense program. Officer Straber will be teaching the R.A.D. (Rape, Aggression and Defense) Systems of Self Defense. This program provides a holistic approach to self-defense education and includes educational components comprised of lecture, discussion and physical-resistive strategies. This two-part class will be offered on Wednesday, May 23 & Thursday, May 24 from 9:30 AM until 12:30 PM OR Wednesday, June 20 & Thursday, June 21 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM at the Batesville Memorial Library Annex (10 W. Boehringer Street, Batesville). Those interested in participating MUST be able to attend BOTH classes in the series in order to register. There is no cost to attend, however registration is required by calling 812.933.5583.