RAD - Self Defense Program

Program Coordinators

Lieutenant Rich Abate
Lieutenant David Clark
Sergeant Christine Amendola

Team Members

Detective Michelle Halloran
Patrol Officer Sal LaVita
Patrol Officer Ian Nelson
Community Service Officer Kristen Stasiak
Patrol Officer Michael Scouten
Patrol Officer Kaylyn Gooley


There are no current offerings for this class. Contact Lieutenant Clark at (781) 942-6765 or dclark@ci.reading.ma.us with any questions you may have about this class.

What is RAD?

RAD is an acroynm for the Rape-Agression-Defense self defense system to teach women and children quick, effective defenses to the most common attacks in domestic violence, rape, and street assaults.