Mason Police hope to combat sexual assault with defense classes
Rubi X. Chavez, a Mason graduate, demonstrates self-defense techniques against Lt. Kevin Barrett, an officer with the GMUPD, Tuesday Sept 28 at a gym on campus. She took a previous RAD class as a member of the GMUPD Police Cadet Program. (Antonieta Rico)
George Mason University Police officials instructing the upcoming Rape Aggression Defense class hope to make a difference in national statistics that say 1 in 3 college women will experience a sexual assault in their lifetime.