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The City of Arkansas City strives to provide a high quality of life for its citizens by furnishing a variety of efficient services in a professional, courteous manner.

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Girl 2 Girl Self Defense
Ashley Thorp, Shanelle Rice, and Karli Foy are certified as Level 1 Safety Instructors that teach Girl 2 Girl Self Defense.


Girl 2 Girl is for ladies only, of all ages.  The program focuses on easy to remember moves and requires no previous skills or knowledge of self defense.  Girl 2 Girl Self Defense is a great program that focuses on providing practical self defense techniques and skills that empower women and girls.  The program provides constructive methods that are easy to learn and easy to recall.  The self confidence that builds within the individual while participating in this program is evident immediately.

This is a collaborative effort between Community National Bank & Trust and the Arkansas City Police Department to work with the community in providing education, empowerment, and safety skills to girls and women in the community.  The training can be held for any age and for any group size.  There is no cost to hold the class.  Anyone interested can contact Ashley or Shanelle at the PD at 620-441-4444 or they can send an email to acpdselfdefense@arkansascityks.gov for more information.