For $10 per child, sign up by Nov. 11 with the Marietta Police for the Nov. 18-22 radKIDS program to teach children how to protect themselves against predators among other safety topics. (Courtesy of Marietta)

Marietta Police registering for child safety classes

The Marietta Police Department is registering children for the radKIDS program in November.

Founded in 2001, radKIDS is a safety education program that emphasizes personal empowerment, according to a Marietta Police statement on Oct. 7.

The class is a 10-hour course designed for children between the ages of 5 and 7.

Topics covered include how to prevent bullying and how to stay safe while on the internet, at home, at school, in a vehicle and outdoors.

More discussion topics will be the many tricks used by child predators and the physical resistance strategies that children can use to thwart these attempts by child abductors.

The Marietta Police Department has sessions scheduled for November for a cost of $10 with a Nov. 11 deadline.

Sessions will be 5:30-7:30 p.m. Nov. 18-22 each day in the gym at West Side Elementary School, 344 Polk St., Marietta.

Parents interested in signing up their children should visit

Information: Officer Paul Hill at or

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