September 23, 2014
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MMC Middle & High School named “Iowa Safe Schools”

Posted on September 18, 2014 by in Hometown, Iowa, School Safety

From KTIV.com. MARCUS, Iowa (KTIV) – All of Wednesday’s activities were made possible by the “Iowa Safe and Supportive Schools” grant, which Marcus Meriden Cleghorn got about four years ago. It came after students filled out a survey, which showed high levels of bullying and harassment at the junior high and high school. Since getting […]

For Safety’s Sake, Parents Urged to Pay Attention to Kids’ Online Activities

Posted on September 18, 2014 by in Colorado, Hometown, Internet Safety, Parents

From Fox 31 Denver. DENVER — After a Longmont man was arrested for allegedly kidnapping a 14-year-old girl from Connecticut and then bringing her all the way back to Colorado with him, your family’s safety is top of mind. Police say the man met the girl online. Local law enforcement agencies remind parents to always […]

Safe Community Awards Handed Out

Posted on September 18, 2014 by in Community Safety, Hometown, Ohio

From Your News Now. Keeping a community safe takes more than just law enforcement and first responders. It also takes countless hours of community involvement from area residents. With the dedication of these volunteers and safety personnel Lima Allen County residents can rest a little easier as their safety and welfare is being looked after. Today […]

Retired Officer Still Keeping Kids Safe

Posted on September 18, 2014 by in Hometown, Michigan, News

Cyndy King, a retired St. Clair County Sheriff Department officer, reads from a book and talks to kids about staying safe at the G. Lynn Campbell Library in Kimball Township. (Photo: JEFFREY SMITH/TIMES HERALD). From The Times Herald. She’s retired, but former St. Clair County Sheriff Department DARE officer Cyndy King still feels it’s important to […]

Daring to Make a Difference

Posted on September 18, 2014 by in Hometown, Texas

D.A.R.E. Officer Ty Viehmann focuses on GISD students. From The Graham Leader. Officer Ty Viehmann can typically be found roaming the hallways of the schools within Graham ISD, joking with kids and receiving plenty of hugs and high fives. He’s been in law enforcement for 18 years, 15 of those with the Graham Police Department, […]

Deputies Ride School Buses to Stress Safety

Posted on September 16, 2014 by in Hometown, Ohio, School Safety

Deputies from the Stark County Sheriff’s Office rode on buses with Plain Local Schools students Tuesday morning. Some also followed buses in their cruisers or enforced speed limits in school zones. Right: Sgt. Ron Perdue of the Stark County Sheriff’s Department stopped a motorist for a speed violation near GlenOak High School. From The CantonRep. […]

LAPD Pacific Area Launches Mobile Application to Enhance Community Safety

Posted on September 16, 2014 by in California, Community Safety, Hometown

The Los Angeles Police Department’s Pacific Division has developed an exciting new safety and directory mobile application to equip its communities. From PRWeb. The Los Angeles Police Department’s Pacific Division has has taken a giant step in community policing by creating a mobile application to enhance the safety of the people they serve. Everyday people […]

Baby Boomer Stays Busy by Educating Kids About Dangers of Drugs

Posted on September 16, 2014 by in Hometown, News, Utah

From fox13now.com. In Thursday’s edition of Booming Forward, Dave Nemeth introduces us to a member of the baby boomer generation who refuses to slow down as long as he is able to make a difference in the lives of those who live in his community. See the video for more on Officer Loren Brumley, who works […]

DARE Program Starting Back Up

Posted on September 16, 2014 by in Arkansas, Hometown, Spotlight

From KAIT8.com. JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – Kids are back in school and so are Jonesboro Police Officers with the DARE program. Drug Abuse Resistance Education is a national program involving a ten week curriculum for fifth graders. Jonesboro officers go into the classrooms and talk to children about drug and alcohol abuse, peer pressure, bullying, […]

Daren Visits the Handi-Capable Camp

Posted on September 16, 2014 by in Hometown, Indiana

Celebrity Mascot Daren-the-Lion with D.A.R.E. America

On September 13, 2014, Daren (D.A.R.E. Mascot) and D.A.R.E. Officer Floyd Hastings visited the Handi-Capable Camp at Bradford Woods in Martinsville, Indiana. Handi-Capable Camp provides outdoor recreation and overnight camping in scenic Southern Indiana for approximately 100 physically, mentally, and emotionally handicapped people each year. These campers get a chance to enjoy outdoor activities they’ve […]