April 30, 2016

DEA to Host Press Conference on Opioid Epidemic

Posted on April 29, 2016 by in Events, Hometown, Spotlight, Virginia

R/x, heroin, and fentanyl continue to see spikes in abuse and overdose. DEA Acting Administrator Chuck Rosenberg and other federal, state and local officials will host a press conference to highlight the ongoing U.S. opioid epidemic, and outline continued efforts to address the crisis. The event will take place in conjunction with the 11th National […]

D.A.R.E. Day photos from the Collier County Sheriff’s Office, Naples, FL

Posted on April 27, 2016 by in Events, Florida, Hometown

D.A.R.E. Day 2016 photos from the Collier County Sheriff’s Office, Naples, FL, featuring D.A.R.E. America ELEAB Member & Collier County Sheriff Kevin Rambosk, Dr. Kamala Patton – Collier County Public Schools Superintendent, the Elementary School Principals of the Collier County School System, DAREN & the Collier County Sheriff’s Office D.A.R.E. vehicle!! Right: Daren with the Collier County Sheriff’s […]

Florida Department of Law Enforcement Leads the Way on D.A.R.E. Day

Posted on April 21, 2016 by in Events, Florida, Hometown, News

Florida Department of Law Enforcement Leads the Way on D.A.R.E. Day, April 21, 2016. Check out the D.A.R.E. vehicles on the steps of the Capitol in Tallahassee, Florida.

Tracy D.A.R.E. Creates Libraries in Africa

Posted on April 21, 2016 by in California, Hometown, News

Tracy D.A.R.E. collects books and sends them to Africa to create libraries. Watch the video about the program.

D.A.R.E. Program: ‘It works’

Posted on March 30, 2016 by in Hometown, News, Ohio

The D.A.R.E. anti-drug program is an effective deterrent that helps keep youngsters from using drugs, alcohol and tobacco, and which works in part because “education is key to helping children,” according to Highland County Sheriff Donnie Barrera. Left: Sgt. Bobby Stroop, the Highland County D.A.R.E. officer, stands outside the sheriff’s department’s new DARE cruiser, a […]

D.A.R.E. Association of South Carolina’s 2016 Black History STOMPFEST

Posted on March 18, 2016 by in Hometown, News, South Carolina

The D.A.R.E. Association of South Carolina presented the 2016 Black History Month STOMPFEST on February 13, 2016 at Westwood High School, 180 Turkey Farm Road in Blythewood, South Carolina, to raise money for D.A.R.E. It was a success for the D.A.R.E. Association of South Carolina financially. The association members are planning to have another on […]

Congratulations to the Graduates of the 78th Florida D.A.R.E. Officer Training!

Posted on March 2, 2016 by in Florida, Hometown, News, Training

The first training of the year for the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Program was January 4-15, 2016 and was once again held at the FDLE Fort Myers Regional Operations Center (FMROC). The 16 officers and agencies making the commitment to the program include those in Broward, Collier, Hendry, Polk, Leon and Miami-Dade Counties. The […]

Proud D.A.R.E. Graduates

Posted on February 17, 2016 by in Hometown, New Jersey, News

Proud of our local program! 80 graduates!! Eighty fifth grade students proudly hold up their certificates after completing the D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program during a Friday, Feb. 5 graduation ceremony at Valley View Middle School in Watchung. Master of ceremonies was D.A.R.E. Officer Scott Tallmadge and special guests included Watchung Police Chief Jospeh […]

A Big D.A.R.E. America “Thank You” to D.AR.E. Instructor, Major Steve Gilbert, as he retires after 30 years of service!

Posted on February 11, 2016 by in Hometown, Indiana

Bedford D.A.R.E. Officer Retires (BEDFORD) – Bedford Police Major Steve Gilbert has retired after serving more than 30 years with the Bedford Police Department. Maj. Gilbert’s last day was Wednesday. “Steve was dedicated to serving the citizens of Bedford, especially the kids,” says Chief Dennis Parsley. “He is going to be dearly missed.” Parsley says […]

Santa Maria Police Department Graduates over 700 in its D.A.R.E. Program

Posted on February 3, 2016 by in California, Hometown

St. Mary of the Assumption School D.A.R.E. Graduation

RETRO BILL was the Keynote Speaker at the Santa Maria Police Department’s Annual D.A.R.E. Graduation hosted by D.A.R.E. Officer Al Torres. Over 700 6th Grade Santa-Maria Bonita School District students graduated from the D.A.R.E. Program at the end of the fall 2015 semester. Over 900 additional Santa-Maria Bonita School District students are currently enrolled in […]