June 28, 2017

Video: Schaefer, William Speak to D.A.R.E. Graduates

Posted on April 10, 2017 by in Hometown, Mississippi, News

Winston County, MS D.A.R.E. Graduates 2017

LOUISVILLE, Miss. (WCBI) – Fifth grade students in Winston County pledge to live drug-free. MSU Women’s Head Basketball Coach Vic Schaefer and point guard Morgan William were the guest speakers for the “D.A.R.E.” graduation ceremony at Louisville Elementary Friday morning. [jwplayer player=”4″ playlistid=”22491″] The students have spent the school year learning about the harmful effects […]

YAB Members Participate in Creating PSA Video to Promote D.A.R.E. myPlaybook High School Curriculum

Posted on July 5, 2016 by in Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Hometown, Illinois, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, News, Oklahoma, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin, Youth Advocacy Board


Recently 12 select members of our D.A.R.E. Youth Advocacy Board participated in creating a public service announce (PSA) video to promote D.A.R.E. myPlaybook High School Curriculum. All 12 YAB members were invited to Orlando, Florida for a workshop on June 6-9, 2016, hosted by D.A.R.E. America’s CEO, Frank Pegueros, Director of Project Development, Mistie Bell-Renfro […]

Pass Night Out Gives Community Chance to Meet City’s First Responders

Posted on June 29, 2016 by in Hometown, Mississippi

Pass Christian Police Department recently renovated an older model Dodge Ram and made it the city's new D.A.R.E. truck. (Photo source: WLOX)

PASS CHRISTIAN, MS (WLOX) – Friday night was all about letting the community get a firsthand look at what law enforcement and first responders do on a daily basis in Pass Christian. Image (click for full view): Pass Christian Police Department recently renovated an older model Dodge Ram and made it the city’s new D.A.R.E. truck. […]

State D.A.R.E. Association Conference

Posted on June 29, 2016 by in Hometown, Mississippi, News

D.A.R.E. Vehicle

D.A.R.E is a program taught in public schools and private schools nationwide, focusing not only on drugs, but also on good decision making and positive lifestyles. All this week, certified D.A.R.E. instructors from across our state and even Alabama are meeting up on the Coast to share notes, exchange ideas and learn new techniques to […]

Mississippi D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2015 Graduates

Posted on October 27, 2015 by in Hometown, Mississippi, Training

Mississippi DOT 2015 Graduates

Congratulations to the latest graduates of the Mississippi D.A.R.E. Officer Training, held October 5-15, 2015. The 16 new D.A.R.E. Officers will not only be teaching D.A.R.E. in Mississippi but will be returning to their agencies to teach D.A.R.E. in Texas, Missouri, Arkansas, New Mexico, and Alabama.

Law enforcement and school officials address school safety

Posted on September 30, 2014 by in Alabama, Georgia, Hometown, Louisiana, Mississippi, School Safety

Safety Plans

This week law enforcement agencies and school officials across four states are gathered in Biloxi to review safety plans and help improve safety and schools. (Photo source: WLOX) From WLOX 13. BILOXI, MS (WLOX) – Schools are supposed to be safe places for teaching and learning. Unfortunately these days students are sometimes caught in the middle […]

D.A.R.E. Camp Teaches Safety and Drug Abuse Resistance

Posted on July 25, 2014 by in Hometown, Mississippi, News

D.A.R.E. Camp Teaches Safety and Drug Abuse Resistance

From Mississippi News Now BILOXI, MS (WLOX) – There’s a unique summer camp happening this week at D’Iberville Middle School aimed at keeping children safe and teaching them how to make wise decisions.

D.A.R.E. Officer is Inspiring Youth With His Books And Music!

Posted on July 20, 2014 by in Hometown, Mississippi

Arthur Avant

Arthur Avant Is A True Hero And Role Model For The Youth! From fox2548.com Officer Arthur Avant is a well known public figure in the North MS Area. Officer Avant is a man of many talents. He is a D.A.R.E. officer, artist, author, rapper, entertainer, and personal trainer. He is inspiring the youth all over the […]

Guntown Teacher is D.A.R.E.’s Tops in Nation

Posted on June 15, 2014 by in 27th International Conference, Mississippi, News, Spotlight

Julie Smith

GUNTOWN – Julia Smith spent the past 20 years teaching sixth-graders and police officers alike. Her dedication to both sets of students earned her this year’s National D.A.R.E. Educator of the Year. Smith, a recently retired classroom teacher at Guntown Middle School, teaches law enforcement officers in the D.A.R.E. program how to work with students […]

2013 Mississippi D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year

Posted on July 22, 2013 by in Hometown, Mississippi

2013 Mississippi D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year Mike Davis

2013 Mississippi D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year Mike Davis Panola County Sheriff’s Office L to R: Captain Bubba Moore, Mike’s daughter Malyn Davis, Officer Mike Davis, Mike’s son Wesley Davis and Panola County Sheriff Dennis DarbyClick image to enlarge