*Each Program/Presentation is approximately one hour in length and free of charge. Self Defense class is a 3-4 hour course..
*Must have at least a 1 week notice to allow for scheduling. Specialized programs can be offered on a case by case basis.
*The program requestor/group/organization is responsible for advertising, reserving space, and media equipment to show a PowerPoint.
This course is taught once each long semester. Please contact Cpl. David Causey for the next upcoming class David.Causey@unt.edu. This course covers principles of avoidance, passive releases and escapes, defensive counterstrikes, ground escapes, and control. This is a hands-on class and workout attire is recommended.
THE RECENT SCHOOL SHOOTING TRAGEDIES HAVE PUSHED SCHOOL SAFETY TO THE FOREFRONT OF DISCUSSION. FOR MANY YEARS NOW, THE UNT POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS BEEN TRAINING WITH OUR LAW ENFORCEMENT AND EMERGENCY SERVICES PARTNERS FOR ACTIVE THREAT SITUATIONS AND WE CONTINUALLY USE RECENT HISTORY TO EVOLVE OUR OWN TRAININGS AND RESPONSE READINESS. DURING THE SUMMER OF 2022, WE BEGAN A NEW ROUND OF TRAINING AND COLLABORATION WITH DENTON PD, DENTON FIRE, DENTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE, TWU POLICE, AND NCTC POLICE THAT WILL CONTINUE INTO SPRING 2023, WHEN WE WILL CONDUCT FULL-SCALE TRAINING EXERCISES COMBINING ALL OUR DISCIPLINES AND COOPERATIVE EFFORTS. PLEASE REST ASSURED WE ARE SPENDING CONSIDERABLE TIME AND EFFORT TO PROVIDE PROMPT AND EFFECTIVE THREAT MITIGATION TO OUR UNT COMMUNITY, SHOULD WE BE CALLED UPON TO DO SO.
IN THE MEANTIME, OUR COMMUNITY RELATIONS OFFICER, CPL. DAVID CAUSEY, IS AVAILABLE TO PROVIDE ACTIVE THREAT TRAINING TO YOUR WORKGROUP OR CLASS AT YOUR CONVENIENCE. TO SCHEDULE A SESSION OR DISCUSS OTHER TOPICS AVAILABLE, PLEASE REACH OUT TO HIM AT DAVID.CAUSEY@UNT.EDU.
Alcohol and Drug Awareness (a collaborative effort between UNT Police and UNT RISE Center) is a course that covers alcohol use and violations, Marijuana use and violations, mental and physical effects of drug/alcohol use.
A discussion of who is a disruptive individual. Actions to take and avoid when dealing with a disruptive individual and contacting law enforcement.
Safety tips and considerations for our UNT community for when at and away from UNT. Including bike, pedestrian, and rideshare safety. Self-defense resources along with late night transportation options.
Emergency Readiness Training (a collaborative effort between the UNT Police and Emergency Management & Safety Services) is our signature preparedness training for the UNT campus community. The training covers basic response actions for emergencies of all kinds. The information contained in this training is applicable no matter where an emergency takes place.
Scam Awareness and Avoidance cover red flags that are common in a majority of scams. It also covers three of the most common types of scams we see along with spotting phishing attempts.
Eyewitness accounts can be beneficial to officers when attempting to piece together an incident. Being a Good Witness was designed to assist our community in helping us keep our campus safe. During this course, we will discuss the importance of being a good witness. Gain a better understanding of how memory distortions occur and learn what you can do to improve your accuracy and be a better witness.