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Murray Fifth Graders Graduate from D.A.R.E. Program

Posted on June 28, 2017 by in Hometown, Iowa, News

Murray 2017 D.A.R.E. Graduates

Giving children accurate information about drugs is a powerful step in keeping them from forming addictions as adults. One group of Murray students has already taken that step, as the fifth graders in the school’s new D.A.R.E. program graduated in May. “Unfortunately drugs are a problem everywhere we go in one way or another. We […]

Fruge Named Illinois D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year

Posted on June 28, 2017 by in Hometown, Illinois, News

Lincoln Police Officer Chirsty Fruge, at right, was named the 2017 Illinois D.A.R.E. Officers Association Officer of the Year on Friday in East Peoria.

Lincoln Police Officer Chirsty Fruge, at right, was named the 2017 Illinois D.A.R.E. Officers Association Officer of the Year on Friday [June 16] in East Peoria. Lincoln Police Officer Christy Fruge was named the 2017 Illinois D.A.R.E. Officers Association Officer of the Year on Friday [June 16] at a ceremony held in East Peoria. The […]

Spearfish Student Earns 2nd Place in State D.A.R.E. Essay Contest

Posted on June 28, 2017 by in Hometown, News, South Dakota

Mathias Hafner, of Spearfish, second from right, won second place in the statewide D.A.R.E. essay contest. He is pictured with Cpl. Verla Little, his D.A.R.E. instructor, left; his mother, Christina Christians; and his fifth-grade teacher, Cori Engelhardt, right. <a href="http://www.bhpioneer.com/local_news/spearfish-student-earns-nd-place-in-state-dare-essay-contest/article_f22d172a-5763-11e7-9754-abd6b593d286.html" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Pioneer photo by Kaija Swisher</a>.

Mathias Hafner, of Spearfish, second from right, won second place in the statewide D.A.R.E. essay contest. He is pictured with Cpl. Verla Little, his D.A.R.E. instructor, left; his mother, Christina Christians; and his fifth-grade teacher, Cori Engelhardt, right. Pioneer photo by Kaija Swisher. SPEARFISH —– After completing D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education), a substance abuse […]

D.A.R.E. Graduation Held at Norwalk Concert Hall

Posted on June 28, 2017 by in Connecticut, Hometown, News

D.A.R.E. Graduation at Norwalk Concert Hall

More than 1,000 fifth-grade students from Norwalk’s 11 elementary schools filled the Norwalk Concert Hall Wednesday morning to celebrate their D.A.R.E. graduation. D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) is a curriculum that has been sponsored by the Norwalk Police Department since 1987. It is a nationwide program that addresses drugs, violence, bullying, internet safety, and other […]

Hundreds of Santa Maria Students Celebrate D.A.R.E. Graduation

Posted on June 28, 2017 by in California, Hometown, News

Santa Maria-Bonita School District

SANTA MARIA, Calif. – Nearly a thousand 6th grade students packed the Santa Maria Elks Lodge on Friday morning for D.A.R.E. graduation. Many more people, including parents, relatives, teachers, administrators and others were inside the large banquet room, creating a standing-room only situation. “Today was the culmination for the classes I taught the past six […]

Weymouth Officials Welcome Return of D.A.R.E. Program

Posted on June 28, 2017 by in D.A.R.E. Comeback, Hometown, Massachusetts, News

Weymouth Police

Weymouth officials hope to discourage pre-teens from abusing opioid drugs by restoring the Drug Abuse Resistance Education or D.A.R.E. curriculum under a $13,240 grant received through state Attorney General Maura Healey’s Youth Opioid Prevention program. Weymouth officials hope to discourage pre-teens from abusing opioid drugs by restoring the Drug Abuse Resistance Education or D.A.R.E. curriculum […]

Lake Sheriff Bringing Back Drug-Education Program to Classrooms

Posted on June 27, 2017 by in D.A.R.E. Comeback, Florida, Hometown, News

Lake County Sheriff Peyton Grinnell

A law officer practicing a drug-education awareness course for elementary students tried to get a group of deputies excited. “What time is it?” Martin County deputy sheriff Andrea Olson asked the group. The muffled response prompted her to goad them: “Louder, louder!” This time the deputies — portraying schoolkids in a mock exercise — offered […]

Norwalk Ranked One of Ohio’s Safest Cities

Posted on June 27, 2017 by in Community Safety, Hometown, News, Ohio

Norwalk, OH

Noting the success of the D.A.R.E. and Safety Town programs, Duncan said part of Norwalk being a safe city starts with young children. Norwalk has been ranked just outside the top 10 percent of the safest cities in Ohio. “There were close to 900 municipalities we were competing against,” Mayor Rob Duncan said. “It was a […]

June 28th is the New Registration Due Date for the 2017 D.A.R.E. Car Show

Posted on June 26, 2017 by in 30th International Conference, News

D.A.R.E. Car Show

The new registration due date is June 28, 2017. REGISTER NOW

State Training Coordinator – New Jersey

Posted on June 25, 2017 by in New Jersey Contact Information, State D.A.R.E. Administrators, Coordinators, and Additional Contacts

Jack Bennett

Captain Jack Bennett, Ret. Email: [email protected] Phone: (908) 200-0631