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Worcester Prep Fifth-Graders Participate In Drug Abuse Resistance Education Program

Posted on March 21, 2017 by in Hometown, Maryland, News

Worcester Prep Fifth-Graders Participate In Drug Abuse Resistance Education Program

Worcester Prep fifth-graders recently participated in the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program taught by Sgt. Matt Crisafulli of the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office. The purpose of the D.A.R.E. program is to teach children refusal skills to avoid the temptation of drug experimentation and peer pressure. Fifth-grade teachers Mrs. Jenkins and Mrs. Shockley presented the […]

D.A.R.E. Graduation 2016 at Calverton School

Posted on November 2, 2016 by in Hometown, Maryland, News

D.A.R.E. Graduation 2016 at Calverton School

The D.A.R.E. 5th Grade Students Graduation at Calverton School was held on October 27, 2016 in the Bowen-Thomas Theater. DFC Andrew Clas, D.A.R.E. Instructor, introduced Sheriff Mike Evans and Commissioner Pat Nutter, who both wished the graduates well in the future, free from drugs. Commissioner Nutter told the class that he had attended the graduation […]

Charles County Sheriff’s Officers Complete D.A.R.E. Instructor Training

Posted on October 12, 2016 by in Hometown, Maryland, News

Charles County Sheriff's Office, Maryland

Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry is pleased to announce the graduation of three school resource officers from the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Instructor training recently held at the Public Safety Education and Training Center in Sykesville. PFC Ronald Walls, Cpl. Kimberly Selkirk, and PFC Dave Snyder were among 20 officers from across the […]

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Making a Difference for Children

Posted on October 4, 2015 by in Hometown, Maryland, News

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Personnel

From Southern Maryland News Net. Sheriff Troy D. Berry and members of the CCSO would like to congratulate PFC Lewis Payne (Thomas Stone High School), Officer Melanie Tyner (John Hanson Middle School), and Officer Eugene Caballero (Davis Middle School) who graduated from Drug Abuse and Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) training today. The D.A.R.E. program teaches students good […]

Three Officers Earn D.A.R.E. Instructor Certification

Posted on October 16, 2014 by in Hometown, Maryland, News

DARE Officers 2014

Pictured from left to right, Lt. Stephen Salvas congratulates PFCs John Foster, Tiffany Smith, and Kurt Burger, who recently became certified as DARE instructors. From the Charles County Sheriff’s Office. The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce the graduation of three school resource officers from the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) training held […]

EPD Officer Earns D.A.R.E. Mentor Certification

Posted on July 30, 2014 by in Hometown, Maryland

Officer Shannon Comley

From Cecil Daily.  ELKTON, MD — Officer Shannon Comley, of the Elkton Police Department, has been teaching the Drug Abuse Resistance Education program, or D.A.R.E., at Elkton Middle School for the past five years. D.A.R.E.’s impact on her students hasn’t gone unnoticed either, she said. “I love when some of my students come up to […]

MD D.A.R.E. YAB Representative is Distinguished Young Woman of Maryland 2015

Posted on July 14, 2014 by in Hometown, Maryland, News, Youth Advisory Board Alumni

Nicole Lusk

Nicole Lusk, MD D.A.R.E. YAB Representative, was awarded the Distinguished Young Woman of Maryland 2015 title along with over $2,600 in scholarship monies to be used at any college of her choice, an all expense paid two-week trip to Mobile, Alabama for the Distinguished Young Women Finals in June 2015, photo shoots by an official […]

Maryland’s 28th D.A.R.E. Officer Training Graduates

Posted on September 5, 2013 by in Hometown, Maryland, Training

Maryland's 28th D.A.R.E. Officer Training Graduates

The Maryland D.A.R.E. Training Center graduated its 28th D.A.R.E. Officer Training class on August 30, 2013. The thirty-two participants included 19 Maryland officers and 13 from out-of-state; including 4 from New York, 3 from Ontario, 2 from Washington State, 1 from Indiana, 1 from Pennsylvania, 1 from Virginia, and 1 from West Virginia. Click the image […]

Laurel’s D.A.R.E. Program Bridges Divide Between Kids, Police

Posted on May 3, 2013 by in Highlights, Hometown, Maryland, News

Photo by Nate Pesce - Patuxent Homestead

www.baltimoresun.com – May 2013 by Sara Toth Baltimore, MD – When Ofc. Teddy Bell first came into Deerfield Run Elementary School this year, the students were skeptical. “They didn’t consider this was a good thing for them,” said Linda Ryland, a science and health teacher at the South Laurel school. “They could only see him […]