August 25, 2016

Florida DOT Class #79 Gives Back to the Community at the Orlando Union Rescue Mission

Posted on August 22, 2016 by in Events, Florida, Hometown, News

Orlando Union Rescue Mission

D.A.R.E. Florida Coordinator Jay Best organized the Thursday DOT graduation to be held at the Orlando Mission rather than at a  hotel or a restaurant. A fine example of reaching out and connecting to the community. Florida DOT Class #79 served over 200 meals to homeless families in the Central Florida area. Since 1948, the Orlando […]

DWI Arrests Continue to Decrease in Wichita Falls

Posted on August 18, 2016 by in Hometown, News, Texas

Jeff Hughes

Officer Jeff Hughes said, “The D.A.R.E. program is really good about educating students on the dangers of drinking and driving and drugs.” WICHITA FALLS, TX (KAUZ) – DWI arrests in Wichita Falls are on the decline. Arrests have decreased each of the last three years. In 2012, there were 225 DWI arrests and only 147 […]

Daring to Help: Deputy Works to Positively Impact Community’s Youth

Posted on August 16, 2016 by in Hometown, New York, News

Ontario County Sheriffs Deputy-Robert Holland

Ontario County Sheriff’s Deputy Robert Holland uses D.A.R.E. program — among other outlets — to positively influence children. Ontario County Sheriff’s Deputy Robert Holland says helping others is in his family’s DNA. His desire to positively influence those around him is what led to an active career in law enforcement and his decision to become […]

Caddo Deputy To Represent State D.A.R.E. Organization

Posted on August 10, 2016 by in Hometown, Louisiana, News

Deputy LaTienda Pierre Davis, 2016-17 President of the Louisiana D.A.R.E. Officers Association

A Caddo Sheriff’s Deputy has received a very big honor, and will use her new position to help keep school-aged kids away from drugs and violence. Deputy LaTienda Pierre Davis was sworn in as the 2016-17 President of the Louisiana D.A.R.E. Officers Association during the group’s annual awards banquet in Alexandria this past Thursday. A […]

Lindsborg Student Wins State D.A.R.E. Essay Contest

Posted on August 10, 2016 by in Hometown, Kansas, News

Taylor Hinderliter, 2016 Kansas State D.A.R.E. Essay Winner

TOPEKA – (August 9,2016) – A Lindsborg middle school student has been named the winner of this year’s state D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) essay contest, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced today. Taylor Hinderliter, a student at Smoky Valley Middle School, was named the winner of the statewide contest, which is coordinated by the […]

D.A.R.E. Training Moves to Cenla After Recent Tragedies

Posted on August 5, 2016 by in Hometown, Louisiana, News

Officers at the 25th Annual D.A.R.E. Officer Training in Alexandria pause for a moment of silence to remember those whose lives have been lost this year. Photo by Addyson Baden.

ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) – More than 150 officers from all over the state were in Alexandria today for D.A.R.E. training. However, that was not the original plan. The conference was originally scheduled to be held in the Baton Rouge area, but due to recent events in the capitol city, they decided to move it to […]

D.A.R.E. Comes to Lakeland Christian Academy

Posted on August 5, 2016 by in Hometown, Indiana, News

Lakeland Christian Academy

WINONA LAKE — Incoming eighth-grade students for the 2016-17 year at Lakeland Christian Academy will be required to participate in the D.A.R.E. program. D.A.R.E. is a police officer-led series of classroom lessons that teaches children from kindergarten through twelfth grade to resist peer pressure and live productive drug and violence-free lives. Winona Lake Town Marshall […]

Street Receives Runner-Up Honors

Posted on August 5, 2016 by in Hometown, Iowa, News

Meredith Street

OSAGE — Osage middle school student Meredith Street has been named the runner-up in the state D.A.R.E. essay contest at the Milton R. Owen Nature Center. Earlier this year, Street, the daughter of Aaron and Anne Street, Osage, was named the local D.A.R.E. winner. Here is her award-winning essay: “Why I’m Choosing a Drug-Free Future” […]

Know the Warning Signs of Bullying

Posted on August 5, 2016 by in Bullying, Hometown, Utah

D.A.R.E. Officer Dana Mudrock

Before your children go back to school, there are a few things parents should know on the subject of bullying. Dana Mudrock has been in law enforcement for 19 years, 17 as an officer, and has worked in Forensics, Patrol, Special Victims Unit, Civil, and is currently assigned to the Riverton City precinct working as […]

Steve Abercrombie and Tracy D.A.R.E. Win 2016 Compassion in Action Award

Posted on August 5, 2016 by in California, Events, Hometown, News, Spotlight

Steve Abercrombie

Congratulations to Officer Steve Abercrombie and Tracy D.A.R.E. for being selected to receive an African Library Project 2016 Compassion in Action Award. This international honor is awarded annually by the African Library Project to book drive organizers and Africans that have made an outstanding contribution to African literacy. During the last two years, Tracy D.A.R.E. […]