August 28, 2014
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D.A.R.E. Camp Inspires Youth To Be Heroes

Posted on August 27, 2014 by in Hometown, North Carolina

Campers, counselors and staff took part in Henderson County Sheriff’s Office D.A.R.E. Camp last week at Camp Pinewood. PATRICK SULLIVAN/TIMES-NEWS. From BlueRidgeNow.com. Campers, counselors and staff took part in Henderson County Sheriff’s Office D.A.R.E. Camp last week at Camp Pinewood. The Henderson County Sheriff’s Office has been providing the county’s rising sixth-graders with a camp […]

AG Cooper Offers Tips for Back to School Safety

Posted on August 27, 2014 by in Hometown, North Carolina, School Safety

From www.jdnews.com. Charlotte: Attorney General Roy Cooper today offered tips to help parents and teachers get children back to school safely and ready to learn as the traditional school year begins across North Carolina. Cooper today visited Westerly Hills Academy in Charlotte to talk to students, teachers and administrators about school safety on the first […]

Tempe Police Launch ‘Safe and Sober’ Campaign To Keep Community Safe

Posted on August 27, 2014 by in Arizona, Community Safety, Hometown

From East Valley Tribune. Tempe Police, with assistance from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) and 17 Valley police agencies, launched the “Safe and Sober” Campaign Thursday, August 21. Lieutenant Michael Pooley said a total of 392 arrests took place within the first three days of the campaign, including 146 DUI’s and 112 arrests […]

D.A.R.E. Is Not Cool With Weed Decriminalization in L.A. Schools

Posted on August 27, 2014 by in California, Drug Legalization and Student Drug Use, Hometown

Daren the Lion is not down with weed. From LA Weekly. California D.A.R.E. Coordinator Steve Abercrombie was not pleased to learn the news that the Los Angeles Unified School District had decriminalized small amounts of marijuana at its schools. “Wow,” he tells Toke of the Town. “It seems we keep giving in more and more […]

Car Show Brings In Cash For Elmwood Park Police Program

Posted on August 27, 2014 by in Hometown, Illinois, News

Angelica and Arthur Bosko with their daughter Ewelina look at a 1988 Excalibur at the Elmwood Park D.A.R.E. Car Show and Farmers Market in Central Park on Aug. 23, 2014. | George Edwardson/For Sun-Times Media. (Click image for full view) From elmwoodpark.suntimes.com. Plenty of metal and rubber lined Fullerton Avenue for the Elmwood Park Police […]

North Woods Elementary School Graduate Wins 2014 Wisconsin DARE Essay Contest

Posted on August 27, 2014 by in Hometown, News, Wisconsin

From WXOW.com. The La Crosse Police Department held an award ceremony Tuesday morning for North Woods Elementary School Graduate Anika Nystrom. Nystrom was one of the 2014 Wisconsin D.A.R.E. Essay Contest Winners. Nystrom’s essay was picked from hundreds from the local area, and then beat out over 70 other essays at the Wisconsin State D.A.R.E. […]

Community Safety Night Wraps Up Northfield’s First Safety Camp

Posted on August 26, 2014 by in Community Safety, Hometown, Minnesota

Checking out the fire truck.  From www.southernminn.com.  Northfield kids and families had the chance to pet a police dog, climb up a fire truck and learn about safety from area experts during Community Safety Night on Thursday. The safety night was the finishing touch for a weeklong safety camp, the first offered in Northfield. About 40 […]

Internet safety, network access new for 2014-15

Posted on August 26, 2014 by in Hometown, Internet Safety, Montana

From Valley Journal.  by St. Ignatius Schools Superintendent Robert “Bob” Lewandowski Technology offers vast, diverse, and unique resources to both students and staff members of St. Ignatius School District No. 28. The district’s goal in providing this service to staff and students is to promote education excellence in schools by facilitating resource sharing, innovation and […]

Eastside School District Focuses on Safety, Security

Posted on August 26, 2014 by in Hometown, School Safety, Washington

Rose Hill Middle School in the Lake Washington School District officially opened last year. But just now, it is seeing many security improvements. (Photo: KING) From www.king5.com.  REDMOND, Wash. — Nearly two years since the Sandy Hook tragedy, the Lake Washington School District is seeing its focus on school safety pay off with many security […]

D.A.R.E. Olympics at Egg Harbor City Lake

Posted on August 26, 2014 by in Hometown, New Jersey, News

Tyler Kienzle, 5, left, of Egg Harbor City and Noah Smith, 3, of Mays Landing have their eyes on the finish line.  From www.shorenewstoday.com.  Nearly 60 children signed up for the annual Egg Harbor City D.A.R.E. Olympics held Saturday Aug. 23 at the Egg Harbor City Lake off Philadelphia Ave. Kids were running, swimming, hopping […]