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10501 FGCU Blvd S.
Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565

Phone: (239) 590-1006
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FGCU Offers Stun-Light Self Defense Courses

FORT MYERS, FL - The Florida Gulf Coast University Weapons and Equipment Research Institute invites criminal justice professionals and students to attend two Stun-Light self defense courses Thursday and Friday, June 2 and 3, at the San Carlos Fire Station to learn about the self defense tool.

Stun-Light is a state of the art electric personal protection device used by people of all sizes and defensive abilities. A three-in-one self-defense instrument, Stun-Light combines a tactical flashlight, stun gun and panic alarm. The course includes hands-on training in the proper use and deployment of the tool.

FGCU offers two basic certification courses, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Thursday, June 2.

In addition, FGCU offers an instructor certification class Friday, June 3 for participants who attend the basic certification course the previous day.

Registration for the basic course is $195 and includes a free Stun-Light. Registration for both basic and instructor courses is $295.

TJA Use of Force Training Inc. (), a worldwide leader in the training arena for law enforcement, military units, corrections and security, conducts the courses.

The FGCU Weapons and Equipment Research Institute, as part of the Center for Excellence in Public Safety and Law Enforcement, is funded by a grant award from the U.S. Department of Justice.

For more information, media representatives should contact Institute director Charles Mesloh at (239) 590-7761 or program manager Frank Thompson at .

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