The Baton Rouge Police Department is offering two Equalizer women’s self-defense courses in October and November.

The free classes will be held at the Police Department Training Academy at 704 Mayflower St. from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m.

The first class will be held Oct. 18, 20, 25, and 27. The second class will be held Nov. 8, 10, 15, and 17.

Participants should be older than 13, wear comfortable clothing suitable for physical activity and attend all four sessions.

Class size is limited.

To register, call the Police Department Training Academy at (225) 389-3886 or email Sherron Veal at sveal@brgov.com.