Awareness and personal protection classes are on the curriculum at the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office.
Situational awareness and the proper response are the topics when “Take Care ... Be Aware” class convenes at 5:30-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Sheriff’s Office, 63333 W. U.S. Highway 20, Bend. Registration begins at 5:15 p.m. The cost is free.
The class is open to citizens ages 15 and older, although participants 17 and younger must be accompanied by an adult, according to the Sheriff’s Office.