ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. —State Rep. Mary Beth Canty, D-Arlington Heights, in partnership with the Arlington Heights Police Department, will host a Self-Defense Training Seminar on Aug. 22 from 6-9 p.m. at the Village of Arlington Heights Police Department located at 200 E Sigwalt Street in Arlington Heights.

“Unfortunately, dangerous situations happen, but being prepared for the worst can make a huge difference in the event of an attack or other issue,” said Canty. “This training will help empower individuals to protect themselves and others from harm, making our community a safer place. I invite all residents of the 54th district to attend this event and educate themselves on self-defense.”

The seminar, taught by members of the Arlington Heights Police Department, will focus on self-defense and de-escalation strategies that individuals can use to diffuse tense situations and protect themselves from harm. This free event is limited to residents of District 54. Pre-registration is required and all participants will be asked to fill out a waiver. Register here: Space is limited, and a waitlist will be created in the event registrations exceed capacity.

For more information, email or call 224-248-8187.

Rep. Mary Beth CantyRep. Mary Beth Canty

(D-Arlington Heights)
54th District

Springfield Office:
280-S Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-8026

District Office:
12 E Northwest Highway
Arlington Heights , IL 60004