December 21, 2014

Ipswich Police Officer Completes D.A.R.E. Instructor Training

Posted on December 21, 2014 by in Curriculum, Hometown, New Hampshire

Pictured left-to-right are Officer Woodworth, Sgt. Kmiec, and Domenic DiNatale, Director DARE Massachusetts at Officer Woodworth’s D.A.R.E. Officer Graduation ceremony held in Concord NH. (Courtesy of the Ipswich Police department) CONCORD, N.H. — Police Chief Paul A. Nikas is pleased to report that there is a new D.A.R.E. Officer in town. Officer Aaron Woodworth recently […]

D.A.R.E. America Honors New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman

Posted on December 19, 2014 by in Hometown, New York, News

On December 10th, D.A.R.E. America hosted a benefit reception honoring Eric T. Schneiderman, New York State Attorney General. Attorney General Schneiderman was honored for his substantial interests on behalf of New York youth and efforts in reducing substance abuse. The event, hosted by John & Margo Catsimatidis, was held in New York City at the […]

Cocopah Tribal Police Department graduates first DARE class

Posted on December 3, 2014 by in Arizona, Hometown

DARE Instructor and Cocopah Tribal Police Officer Jesus Verdugo reads an essay written by one of the more than 160 students from Somerton’s Tierra Del Sol Elementary school who graduated Monday afternoon from the Cocopah Tribal Police Department’s first Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) program. From Yuma Sun. More than 160 elementary school students in Somerton […]

D.A.R.E. adapts to the times after Cox’s death

Posted on November 27, 2014 by in Hometown, Ohio

From Chillicothe Gazette. CHILLICOTHE – Ten years after Chillicothe Police Officer Larry Cox was killed, the city schools’ Drug Abuse Resistance Education program is still thriving and learning to adapt to a new world of preteen and teenage communication. Cox was a DARE officer popular with students at the time of his death. The program has […]

How safe is your child’s school?

Posted on November 25, 2014 by in Hometown, Kentucky, School Safety

From LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – On the surface this is a story about numbers. 22 assaults in Oldham County Schools, 452 drug offenses in Bullitt County, and 67 weapons at Jefferson County Public Schools. When you dig a little deeper, it’s a story about kids and it could be your kid. “Those numbers aren’t good,” […]

Anti-bullying campaign empowering Loveland students

Posted on November 25, 2014 by in Bullying, Hometown, Ohio

Loveland City Schools Human Resources Assistant Superintendent Keith Koehne, left, and Superintendent Chad Hilliker wear their “Be an Upstander” shirts from My Voice, My Choice’s anti-bullying campagin to empower bystanders. (Photo: Heather Higdon). From Loveland City Schools’ counseling department is working to make a culture of acceptance and caring in the district. Loveland High School […]

Operation: Safe Community through the the Drug Dealer Eviction Program

Posted on November 25, 2014 by in Community Safety, Hometown, Tennessee

From Kicking drug dealers out of Memphis neighborhoods is one of the priorities of Operation Safe Community. The Drug Dealer Eviction Program lets residents help police identify drug dealers where they live. Assistant District Attorney Paul Hagerman is the Chief Prosecutor of the D.A.’s Organized Crime Prosecution Team. He takes the lead on cases involving […]

Piedmont students graduate from D.A.R.E.

Posted on November 25, 2014 by in Hometown, South Dakota

From Rapid City Journal. The Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) culmination ceremony for the fifth grade students at Piedmont Valley Elementary School was held last week with 66 students participating. The 10-week class was taught by Meade County Deputy Sheriff David Moore, who has been a D.A.R.E. instructor since for 13 years. The Meade County […]

D.A.R.E. Role Model program starts at The Providence School

Posted on November 25, 2014 by in Hometown, Kentucky, Spotlight

Four Providence School D.A.R.E. Role Models helped serve a Thanksgiving meal at Creekside apartments in Nicholasville last week. From left are Samantha Brown, Austin Hood, Christina Lemay and Jacob Hogue. From The Jessamine Journal. High-school students at The Providence School have a new chance to give back after a D.A.R.E. Role Model program began this fall. […]

West Deptford police receive $30K private donation toward D.A.R.E., youth programs

Posted on November 25, 2014 by in Hometown, New Jersey, News

Pictured from left to right are West Deptford Police Chief Samuel DiSimone III,Timeshare Legal LLC owner Christian Highlander and Cpl. John Craig, president of the West Deptford Police Athletic League. Highlander on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, donated $30,000 toward the departments youth outreach programs. (Courtesy of the West Deptford Police Department) From WEST DEPTFORD […]