September 04, 2015

Illinois D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2016

Posted on September 2, 2015 by in Hometown, Illinois, Training

Illinois D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2016 When: February 15 – 26, 2015 Where: Plainfield, Illinois – 14300 Coil Plus Drive Contact: Kimberly Giugler – State Training Coordinator (815) 725-1460 x 702  for    (DARE related questions) (815) 630-5212 Tri – River    (registration questions) E-mail;

Farewell, D.A.R.E. Officer Pamela Daniels

Posted on August 30, 2015 by in Hometown, Massachusetts, Spotlight

We regret to inform you of the sudden passing of Dudley, MA D.A.R.E. Officer Sgt Pamela Daniels on August 26, 2015. Below is a link to her obituary and details of her calling hours on Monday and funeral on Tuesday Sgt Daniels was the first and only female member of the Dudley Police Department and […]

Zumyah Thorpe Inspires D.A.R.E. Program

Posted on August 13, 2015 by in 28th International Conference, Hometown, News, Ohio

Miracle girl Zumyah Thorpe, recovering from a car accident, adds national speaker to her list of achievements. Zumayah was asked to speak at the 28th International D.A.R.E. Conference held in New Orleans August 4 to 6, 2015. From

Ferguson D.A.R.E. Officer and School Principal working together to insure a brighter future for the children of Ferguson

Posted on August 12, 2015 by in Hometown, Missouri, News

D.A.R.E. segment begins at 1:35. From nineNetwork. Producer Ruth Ezell visits Central Elementary School in Ferguson, Missouri during celebrations marking its 135th anniversary and learns about the successful partnership between the principal of the predominantly African-American school and its white Community Resource and D.A.R.E. officer from the Ferguson P.D.

Collier Corporal Honored as Nation’s Top D.A.R.E. Officer

Posted on August 3, 2015 by in Florida, Hometown, News

From Naples Florida Weekly. Collier County Sheriff Kevin Rambosk, left, presented Cpl. Ken Vila with the 2015 Florida D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year award earlier this month in Orlando. In August, Cpl. Vila will travel to New Orleans to receive D.A.R.E. America’s 2015 National D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year award. COURTESY PHOTO. Cpl. Ken Vila […]

D.A.R.E. Cited in Press Release of Rep. Bill Johnson and Rep. Doris Matsui

Posted on July 29, 2015 by in California, Drug Legalization and Student Drug Use, News, Ohio

  D.A.R.E. cited in press release for support of proposed legislation which would prohibit the sale of cough medicines containing the ingredient dextromethorphan to minors.   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, July 28, 2015   CONTACTS: Rep. Bill Johnson – BEN KEELER (330) 337-6951 Rep. Doris Matsui – JULIE EDDY (202) 225-7163     Johnson, Matsui Introduce Bipartisan Legislation […]

On the Bright Side: Sheriffs host summer camp for kids

Posted on July 4, 2015 by in Hometown, New York

From The Daily Star (AP). Click image for full view. Funding from area sheriff’s departments will allow more than 60 local children from the four-county area to attend summer camp for free this year. In its 38th year, the New York State Sheriffs’ Association Institute’s Summer Camp, located on Keuka Lake near Penn Yan in Yates County, will accommodate […]

Annessa Masterson, D.A.R.E. Youth Advisory Board Oklahoma Representative

Posted on June 26, 2015 by in Hometown, Oklahoma, Youth Advisory Board

My name is Annessa Masterson and I am a sophomore at Wyandotte High School in Wyandotte, Oklahoma. My parents are Chad and Trishia Masterson and have an older brother, Seth. I currently am doubled up in my math classes (Geometry and Algebra II) so I can take College Algebra next year, along with other college classes. Our school […]

Lauren Etzkorn, D.A.R.E Youth Advisory Board Illinois Representative

Posted on June 25, 2015 by in Hometown, Illinois, Youth Advisory Board

Hi! My name is Lauren Etzkorn and I am the D.A.R.E Youth Advisory Board Representative for Illinois because I believe and follow the lessons that D.A.R.E teaches. I was able to participate in the D.A.R.E. program when I was in 5th Grade at Schiesher Elementary School in Lisle, IL. The same year I was taking […]

Southside ISD students working to stop drugs in schools

Posted on June 24, 2015 by in Hometown, News, Texas

From WOAI News 4 San Antonio. SAN ANTONIO – It’s a program that’s been around for decades and one area school district is proving it still works. In the 2013-2014 school year, Southside Independent School District Police made 13 drug-related arrests at Losoya Middle School. District leaders knew they had to take action, so they […]