The University of Iowa

Area law enforcement to offer community training on personal safety

The University of Iowa Department of Public Safety and Iowa City Police Department are partnering to host a community training  on personal safety and self-protection.


The training will be conducted by UI Community Outreach Officer Alton Poole and Iowa City Community Relations Officer Ashten Hayes on Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the University Capitol Centre (UCC) room 2520D on 200 S. Capitol Street. Parking is available at the Capitol Street parking garage adjacent to the Old Capitol Town Centre.


This presentation is intended to improve self-awareness, confidence, and knowledge in threatening situations by covering risk reduction techniques.


For updates and reminders, RSVP to the Personal Safety Training Facebook event:



Hayley Bruce, PIO, UI Department of Public Safety, 319-384-0072

Ashten Hayes, Community Relations Officer, Iowa City Police Department, 319-356-5273