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Peyton Grinnell Soars to Victory in Sheriff’s Race

Posted on November 14, 2016 by in Florida, Hometown

Peyton Grinnell

EUSTIS — Chief Deputy Peyton Grinnell will take control of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office after a towering victory Tuesday. The Republican candidate captured just over 67 percent of the votes Tuesday, solidifying his bid to succeed Gary Borders as sheriff. Grinnell said voters made the right choice in selecting him over Clermont Police Chief […]

Florida DOT Class #79 Gives Back to the Community at the Orlando Union Rescue Mission

Posted on August 22, 2016 by in Events, Florida, Hometown, News

Orlando Union Rescue Mission

D.A.R.E. Florida Coordinator Jay Best organized the Thursday DOT graduation to be held at the Orlando Mission rather than at a  hotel or a restaurant. A fine example of reaching out and connecting to the community. Florida DOT Class #79 served over 200 meals to homeless families in the Central Florida area. Since 1948, the Orlando […]

Fifth-graders celebrate drug-free message

Posted on May 15, 2016 by in Florida, Hometown, News

Bad Boys Skit

AVON PARK — It has music, dancing, role models and a skit with a few bad guys and plenty of good ones bearing a message to make the right decisions and live drug-free. The annual D.A.R.E. Day Celebration Thursday featured about a 1,000 fifth-grade students from the Highlands County School District’s elementary schools who have […]

D.A.R.E. Day photos from the Collier County Sheriff’s Office, Naples, FL

Posted on April 27, 2016 by in Events, Florida, Hometown

Collier County Sheriff’s Office, Naples, FL D.A.R.E. Car and Daren at Vineyards Elementary School on D.A.R.E. Day, April 21, 2016

D.A.R.E. Day 2016 photos from the Collier County Sheriff’s Office, Naples, FL, featuring D.A.R.E. America ELEAB Member & Collier County Sheriff Kevin Rambosk, Dr. Kamala Patton – Collier County Public Schools Superintendent, the Elementary School Principals of the Collier County School System, DAREN & the Collier County Sheriff’s Office D.A.R.E. vehicle!! Right: Daren with the Collier County Sheriff’s […]

Florida Department of Law Enforcement Leads the Way on D.A.R.E. Day

Posted on April 21, 2016 by in Events, Florida, Hometown, News

FDLE

Florida Department of Law Enforcement Leads the Way on D.A.R.E. Day, April 21, 2016. Check out the D.A.R.E. vehicles on the steps of the Capitol in Tallahassee, Florida.

Congratulations to the Graduates of the 78th Florida D.A.R.E. Officer Training!

Posted on March 2, 2016 by in Florida, Hometown, News, Training

Florida Department of Law Enforcement

The first training of the year for the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Program was January 4-15, 2016 and was once again held at the FDLE Fort Myers Regional Operations Center (FMROC). The 16 officers and agencies making the commitment to the program include those in Broward, Collier, Hendry, Polk, Leon and Miami-Dade Counties. The […]

Anna Maria Elementary Welcomes a New School Resource Officer

Posted on September 19, 2015 by in Florida, Hometown

Teacher Tina Goffred’s 1st Grade Class at Anna Maria Elementary

From The Islander. Teacher Tina Goffred’s first-grade class stops Sept. 3 to show their library books to school resource officer Josh Fleischer, right, and clinician Vicki Dunning at Anna Maria Elementary, 4700 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Photo by Kristin Swain. Click to view full image. The 2015-16 school year has begun at Anna Maria Elementary […]

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

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

Sheriff Kevin Rambosk and Corporal Ken Vila

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. to Have Fun

Posted on April 15, 2015 by in Florida, Hometown

Dancing to YMCA

From Highlands Today. Photo: Students dance along to “YMCA” as California Toe Jam performs at the D.A.R.E. graduation celebration for the county’s fifth grade students on Thursday. Credit: RYAN PELHAM. See more photos from the event at http://highlandstoday.com/hi/local-news/dare-to-have-fun-20150410/. AVON PARK – It was an occasion where elementary school pupils weren’t only encouraged to make noise, they […]

2015-2016 Florida D.A.R.E. Officers Association Executive Board

Posted on March 23, 2015 by in Florida, Florida Contact Information, Hometown

Florida D.A.R.E. Officers Association

Click to see contact information for the 2015-2016 Florida D.A.R.E. Officers Association Executive Board