STOP Self-Defense Courses

The Mahoning County Prosecutor Gina DeGenova is excited to announce county-wide Self-Defense classes. Though collaboration with Mercy Health, COMPASS Family and Community Services, the course was designed to teach residents essential self-defense in a safe environment. The trainings are taught by Mercy Health Chief of Police, Ryan Bonacci.

The training involves three components: (1) education on local laws & local victim services (2) awareness and confidence building & (3) a physical training component. The goal of this course is to increase the confidence of trainees utilize the skills learned in training in response to any potential conflicts or violent incidents. At this time, STOP is not available to minors.

Upcoming Courses:

October 4th, 6:30PM: Campbell Community Literacy Workforce and Cultural Center – Registration Available Below
November 1st, 6:30PM: Jewish Community Center of Youngstown

For the November session, register below to be notified when registration opens.

For questions or to register via phone, call our office at (330) 740-2330.
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Campbell Course Registration

The Campbell Couse will be on October 4th, 6:30PM at the Campbell Community Literacy Workforce and Cultural Center.

Register to be notified of upcoming sessions and registration windows open:

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