The Danvers Police Department is offering women a chance to learn self-defense skills. The classes will run from 5:30pm – 8:30pm at the Holten Richmond Middle School, Danvers, MA
Tuesday: May 15th and Thursday May 17th, 2018
Tuesday: May 22nd and Thursday May 24th, 2018RAD Application May 2018 Public
Rape Aggression Defense System (R.A.D.) is a comprehensive women-only course that begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction, and risk avoidance, and then progresses to cover the basics of hands-on defense training.
Classes are taught by Danvers Police Officers who are nationally certified R.A.D. Instructors. The class is limited to 25 and the participants must be at least 18 years of age. For more information please contact Sgt. Olivia Silva 978-774-1213 x4134 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
On the evening of March 18, 2018, at approximately 23:29 hrs., officers from the Danvers Police Department responded to the area of 11 Congress Ave for a report of a disturbance in the street. The initial report stated that multiple people were fighting in the street and one person may be in possession of a firearm. Officers arrived on scene and determined a single shot was discharged from a firearm, striking an involved motor vehicle. Four individuals were transported to local hospitals with non-life threatening injures as result of the physical altercation.
Brian Mishel, 41 of Lynn was charged with Assault and Battery with a dangerous weapon.
Timothy Goolsby, 60 of Danvers was charged with the following:
- Armed Assault to murder
- Assault and Battery with a dangerous weapon
- Carrying a firearm without a license
- Possession of a firearm in a felony
- Discharge of a firearm within 500 feet of a building
- Possession of ammunition without an FID card
- Vandalize Property, malicious or wanton.
Both men will be arraigned at Salem District Court.
Full text of Press Release available here: Congress Ave Press Release
PDF Danvers Police Citizen’s Academy ApplicationDDanvers Police Citizen’s Academy ApplicationDanvers Police Citizen’s Academy ApplicationPDF Danvers Police Citizen’s Academy ApplicationThe Danvers Police Department is inviting the public to apply for the Citizens Police Academy that begins on March 29, 2018. The 10-week program runs from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. every Thursday through May 31st.
The Citizen Police Academy offers citizens insights into how police officers perform their duties and how the department serves the community.
The instruction will cover different areas of police work such as patrol, firearms, criminal law, crime analysis, domestic violence and the legal process. Participants are versed on use of force and actually get to fire a handgun under the supervision of a firearms instructor.
Police officers, supervisors, and civilian instructors with particular expertise will conduct each topic. A ride along in a cruiser will give participants a chance to see what real-time patrol is like.
The academy is free to any interested citizen who resides or works in Danvers.
To apply, contact Sergeant Olivia Silva at 978-774-1213, ext. 4134. Applications can also be picked up at the Danvers Police Station or downloaded off the Danvers Police website. www.danverspolice.com… please email application to email@example.com