November 27, 2015

Retiring Easton police sergeant says he’s ‘luckiest guy in the world’

Posted on November 16, 2015 by in Hometown, Massachusetts

Easton police Sgt. Michael Fox is retiring after 35 years in town, Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015. - Dave DeMelia/The Enterprise.

From Easton Journal: Photo: Easton police Sgt. Michael Fox is retiring after 35 years in town, Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015. – Dave DeMelia/The Enterprise. Click for full view. EASTON – Twenty-one-year-old Michael Fox walked into a prison cell at MCI-Cedar Junction in Walpole with “Cadillac” Frank Salemme, a mobster who became a hit man. With his […]

Retro Bill Talks to Centennial Students

Posted on November 12, 2015 by in Hometown, Nebraska, News

Retro Bill at Centennial Public School 5 November 2015

From Seward County Independent: Photo: Retro Bill (Bill Russ) demonstrates how hard it is to lug around emotional baggage instead of resolving stressful issues at school. Bill spoke to elementary students and families at Centennial Public School as part of a D.A.R.E. presentation sponsored by the Seward County Sheriff’s Department on November 5, 2015. When […]

Centerville Police Receive Donation in Honor of Veteran

Posted on November 11, 2015 by in Hometown, News, Spotlight, Utah

Centerville Police D.A.R.E. Donation

D.A.R.E. America wishes to thank all of our veterans for their service, dedication, and sacrifice. A special thanks to the Marine Corps League of Centerville, UT for their donation to the Centerville Police Department D.A.R.E. program in the memory of Lcpl. Dion Stephenson. Click on the image for full view. From Standard Examiner: CENTERVILLE — […]

Mark Medford Retains District 3 York School Board Seat

Posted on November 10, 2015 by in Hometown, News, Virginia

Mark Medford

From Williamsburg Yorktown Daily: Sgt. Mark Medford will serve a fifth term on the York County School Board, according to unofficial election results. Medford took in 1,728 votes, or 53.22 percent, against challenger Julie Reichle, who garnered 1,516 votes, or 46.69 percent, results from the Virginia Department of Elections shows. District 3 has 9,606 registered voters. […]

Chapman Re-elected to Second Term as Loudoun Sheriff

Posted on November 9, 2015 by in Hometown, News, Virginia

Sheriff Mike Chapman

From In one of the most contentious election campaigns this year, incumbent Sheriff Michael Chapman (R) was re-elected to a second term in office Tuesday. As of 9:15 p.m. Chapman had a strong lead against former Loudoun sheriff Steve Simpson, an independent, by 36,376 to 15,317 votes. Democrat Brian Allman took 7,658 votes. “It’s […]

Three win seats on the Hasbrouck Heights Board of Education

Posted on November 4, 2015 by in Hometown, New Jersey, News

Seal of New Jersey

Three candidates won election to three-year terms on the Hasbrouck Heights Board of Education. Constance (Connie) Doheny (976 votes), Robert LaMorte (777) and Alan Baker (1,106) won the three, three-year terms. A fourth candidate, David A. Grant, received 418 votes. He was on the ballot but bowed out of the race beforehand. “I’m no longer […]

Officer Steve Abercrombie with our Partners from Empire Events and Solutions

Posted on October 28, 2015 by in California, DARE to KARE, Hometown

Officer Steve Abercrombie, Tracy Police Department, and our partners from Empire Events and Solutions. D.A.R.E. Graduation at Gladys Poet Christian School in Tracy, California.

Mississippi D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2015 Graduates

Posted on October 27, 2015 by in Hometown, Mississippi, Training

Congratulations to the latest graduates of the Mississippi D.A.R.E. Officer Training, held October 5-15, 2015. The 16 new D.A.R.E. Officers will not only be teaching D.A.R.E. in Mississippi but will be returning to their agencies to teach D.A.R.E. in Texas, Missouri, Arkansas, New Mexico, and Alabama.

‘Tall cop’ educates 230 law enforcement officers, educators on drug trends, warning signs at Auburn event

Posted on October 18, 2015 by in Hometown, New York, News

Jermaine Galloway

Image: Officer Jermaine Galloway speaks about drug references on apparel Friday at the Hilton Garden Inn for the New York State DARE Officers’ Annual Training. From auburnpub .com. AUBURN | Youth across the country are finding more innovative ways to consume drugs and alcohol, and so law enforcement officers and school officials need to be […]

A Letter in Support of D.A.R.E. from Scott R. Evans, Retired Deputy and D.A.R.E. Officer, Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office

Posted on October 18, 2015 by in Hometown, Ohio, Spotlight

Auglaize County Law Enforcement Center

As a retired D.A.R.E. Officer of 16 years from the Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office I know all too well the accusations that D.A.R.E. does not work and that funding should be cut. This has been going on since I was certified back in 1992. As far as D.A.R.E. being effective we need to understand that […]