January 26, 2015

Senator Scott Cyrway to Serve as Chair of Legislature’s Veterans and Legal Affairs Committee

Posted on January 25, 2015 by in Maine

Newly-Elected Senator will also be on the Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Committee. AUGUSTA – Maine Senate President Michael Thibodeau (R-Waldo) has announced that Senator Scott Cyrway (R-Kennebec) will serve as chair of the Legislature’s Veterans and Legal Affairs (VLA) Committee. Senator Cyrway, who is a veteran of the Kennebec County Sheriff’s Department and longtime leader […]

Cub® Foods Donates $50,000 to Minnesota D.A.R.E.

Posted on January 22, 2015 by in Hometown, Minnesota, News

From Minnesota D.A.R.E. Funds to support Minnesota D.A.R.E.’s 25-year effort of helping youth make safe, healthy choices every day. STILLWATER, MINN. (Jan. 15, 2015) — In honor of the 25th anniversary of Minnesota D.A.R.E., a program aimed at educating the state’s youth on how to make safe and healthy choices each and every day, Cub® Foods […]


Posted on January 20, 2015 by in Bulletins, Colorado, Drug Legalization and Student Drug Use, Hometown, Officers

From ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGH INTENSITY DRUG TRAFFICKING AREA JANUARY 2015. Download the PDF. It has come to the attention of RMHIDTA that a number of our officers were unaware of “Pixy Stix” as a marijuana edible. This bulletin will provide officers with some basic information on the topic. For more information see below for sources. DETAILS This […]

A Letter from Chief Mike Knaps of the Baker, LA Police Department

Posted on January 15, 2015 by in 28th International Conference, Hometown, Louisiana

To my fellow D.A.R.E. Officers and extended D.A.R.E. family:

As a member of the International D.A.R.E. Executive Law Enforcement Advisory Board and the Louisiana Association of Chiefs of Police I am so excited to have the opportunity to share the great State of Louisiana and the City of New Orleans with all of you for the 2015 D.A.R.E. International Training Conference […]

School resource officer develops friendship with students, staff

Posted on January 15, 2015 by in Hometown, News, North Carolina

From Carteret County News-Times. Walking the hallways: Cpl. Mitch Schelinder with the Cape Carteret Police Department is the School Resource Officer at White Oak Elementary School. (Dylan Ray photo). CAPE CARTERET — As School Resource Officer Mitch Schelinder patrolled the halls of White Oak Elementary School one morning before Christmas break, dozens of children walked up to […]

Saul Serrano, South Coast Task Force on Youth Gangs Thrive Together

Posted on January 15, 2015 by in California, Hometown, Spotlight

From Noozhawk. Saul Serrano, coordinator of the South Coast Task Force on Youth Gangs, is proud of the organization’s role in reducing youth gang membership and violence — and he appreciates the difficulty of the accomplishment. “In some cases, I see myself,” he says. “In others, I see my family members, my cousins. I know if […]

D.A.R.E. Officers from Across NC Gather at Atlantic Beach for Annual Conference

Posted on January 15, 2015 by in Hometown, North Carolina

From Time Warner Cable News. MOREHEAD CITY– Fourth and fifth graders at Morehead Elementary School are well aware of the D.A.R.E. program. “We’ve been doing this program at our school for our fifth grade students for the last, probably 15 years or more,” said D.A.R.E. coordinator Alvisa Godette. Sixty D.A.R.E. officers from throughout the state […]

Final Award: JAMS Arbitration Case Reference Number 1220045411

Posted on January 5, 2015 by in Hometown, New Jersey, News

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A Letter from Domenic D’Arcangelo, DARE Officer, Scituate, MA

Posted on January 4, 2015 by in Hometown, Massachusetts, Spotlight

PHOTO: Wicked Local Staff Photo by Chris Bernstein Scituate Police DARE Officer Dom D’Arcangelo is ready for takeoff at Marshfield Municipal Airport with Devin Stewart of Wompatuck Elementary School and Leah Doherty of Hatherly Elementary School. My name is Dom D’Arcangelo, and I am a D.A.R.E. Officer. After 25 years, I still feel so proud […]

Collier County student gets new wheelchair

Posted on December 30, 2014 by in Florida, Hometown, News, Spotlight

BY STEPHANIE SUSSKIND  DECEMBER 19, 2014 View Original Article COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- In this season of giving, a Collier County boy is getting the most meaningful gift of all, independence. The 10-year-old was using a broken wheelchair because insurance wouldn’t pay for a new one. But now, thanks to the generous hearts and wallets of a group […]