PSD Community Workshop Series

Workshop Information

Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation (RIOC) and its Public Safety Department (PSD) are hosting a series of workshops developed to educate, inform, and support residents of Roosevelt Island and surrounding communities. The Roosevelt Island PSD Community Workshop Series covers important topics such as self-defense, preparedness, domestic violence, and what to do when encountering an active shooter situation.


Beginning on August 10th and running through November, the limited availability workshops are offered free of charge. Partner agencies include the NYPD and FDNY, the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, and New York City Emergency Management (NYCEM).


PSD Community Workshop Series Calendar

  • Tuesday, August 10: Self-defense
  • Wednesday, September 22: Preparedness
  • Wednesday, October 6: Domestic violence
  • Wednesday, November 3: Active shooter situation


To register for September's workshop, visit the Eventbrite registration page beginning on Wednesday, September 8th!