September 20, 2014

Retired Officer Still Keeping Kids Safe

Posted on September 18, 2014 by in Hometown, Michigan, News

Cyndy King, a retired St. Clair County Sheriff Department officer, reads from a book and talks to kids about staying safe at the G. Lynn Campbell Library in Kimball Township. (Photo: JEFFREY SMITH/TIMES HERALD). From The Times Herald. She’s retired, but former St. Clair County Sheriff Department DARE officer Cyndy King still feels it’s important to […]

Baby Boomer Stays Busy by Educating Kids About Dangers of Drugs

Posted on September 16, 2014 by in Hometown, News, Utah

From In Thursday’s edition of Booming Forward, Dave Nemeth introduces us to a member of the baby boomer generation who refuses to slow down as long as he is able to make a difference in the lives of those who live in his community. See the video for more on Officer Loren Brumley, who works […]

Auburn schools take over the DARE program from the City

Posted on September 14, 2014 by in Hometown, News, Washington

From Auburn Reporter. A police officer-led series of classroom lessons teaching children from kindergarten through the 12th grade how to resist peer pressure and live productive drug-and-violence-free lives. From the beginning, the Auburn Police Department and the Auburn School District have worked together to make the Drug Abuse Resistance Education program, or DARE, work. Now, […]

New D.A.R.E. Officer Named

Posted on September 12, 2014 by in Hometown, Louisiana, News

From Richland Today. Richland Parish Sheriff Lee Harrell has named Deputy Chris Crawford as the department’s new D.A.R.E Deputy. “Deputy Crawford has completed the D.A.R.E. Officer Training and is certified with the State of Louisiana as a D.A.R.E. Instructor,” Harrell said. The course to become a D.A.R.E. instructor is a rigorous two-week school.  Richland Parish […]

The New D.A.R.E. Program—This One Works

Posted on September 10, 2014 by in Curriculum, News

The “keepin’ it REAL” substance-abuse curriculum focuses on elementary and middle-school students’ decisions, not drugs. From Scientific American. If you were one of millions of children who completed the Drug Abuse Resistance Education program, or D.A.R.E., between 1983 and 2009, you may be surprised to learn that scientists have repeatedly shown that the program did […]

Daren the Lion Mascot Costume

Posted on September 10, 2014 by in News, Officers

A great investment to get the most of your D.A.R.E.® Program. Make appearances at parades, carnivals, fairs, sporting events and shopping malls. An excellent addition to your D.A.R.E. graduation. Loved by children & adults. Interact with your local D.A.R.E. sponsors. Produced by by Scollon Productions, one of the world’s leading costume creators. Premium quality construction. Easily maintained. Fits slim […]

An All-New Website for Get Smart About Drugs:

Posted on September 10, 2014 by in News

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announces the launch of the all new, the website for parents, educators, and caregivers. Originally launched in 2008, the website has updated drug information, resources and is totally redesigned for easier navigation. To learn about marijuana use and drugged driving; how to identify drug paraphernalia; why spice/K2 is a […]

Jeffrey Russo Rensselaer County’s new D.A.R.E. officer

Posted on September 8, 2014 by in Hometown, New York, News

From The Record. TROY – Rensselaer County has a new D.A.R.E. officer County Sheriff Jack Mahar announced Rensselaer County Deputy Jeffrey Russo spent two weeks in an intensive D.A.R.E. officers instructors training class in Montour Falls-The NYS Academy of Fire Science. “Deputy Russo’s hard work paid off- he was honored with the John Jantzen Award […]

BSO Deputies Graduate D.A.R.E. Officer Training

Posted on September 7, 2014 by in Hometown, Louisiana, News, Spotlight

From BPT Online. Eight Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies graduated from D.A.R.E. Officer Training last Friday [August 29, 2014] in Baton Rouge, La. The intense two-week school taught these deputies how to manage a classroom environment. These deputies also learned how to educate our young people about the dangers of drugs, alcohol and bullying as […]

D.A.R.E. Program Seeking Funding For Coming School Year

Posted on September 4, 2014 by in British Columbia, Canada, Hometown, Hometown International, News

From The Northern View. Two service clubs and one First Nations band donated a total of $1,780 during the 2013/2014 school year to help local RCMP teach the internationally recognized Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program to 77 Grade 5 or 6 Prince Rupert school children. The Prince Rupert Rotary Club donated $1,000 and the […]