November 25, 2015

Centerville Police Receive Donation in Honor of Veteran

Posted on November 11, 2015 by in Hometown, News, Spotlight, Utah

D.A.R.E. America wishes to thank all of our veterans for their service, dedication, and sacrifice. A special thanks to the Marine Corps League of Centerville, UT for their donation to the Centerville Police Department D.A.R.E. program in the memory of Lcpl. Dion Stephenson. Click on the image for full view. From Standard Examiner: CENTERVILLE — […]

A Letter in Support of D.A.R.E. from Scott R. Evans, Retired Deputy and D.A.R.E. Officer, Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office

Posted on October 18, 2015 by in Hometown, Ohio, Spotlight

As a retired D.A.R.E. Officer of 16 years from the Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office I know all too well the accusations that D.A.R.E. does not work and that funding should be cut. This has been going on since I was certified back in 1992. As far as D.A.R.E. being effective we need to understand that […]

D.A.R.E. America shout out from David Oyelowo

Posted on September 4, 2015 by in News, Spotlight

David Oyetokunbo Oyelowo, star of the upcoming movie Captive gives a shout out to the D.A.R.E. program! His movies include Selma, The Butler, Lincoln, and Rise of the Planet of the Apes. His accomplishments include: Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actor (Drama); Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Actor in a Movie/Miniseries; and a […]

Farewell, D.A.R.E. Officer Pamela Daniels

Posted on August 30, 2015 by in Hometown, Massachusetts, Spotlight

We regret to inform you of the sudden passing of Dudley, MA D.A.R.E. Officer Sgt Pamela Daniels on August 26, 2015. Below is a link to her obituary and details of her calling hours on Monday and funeral on Tuesday Sgt Daniels was the first and only female member of the Dudley Police Department and […]

Places with More Marijuana Dispensaries Have More Marijuana-Related Hospitalizations, Study Finds

Posted on August 16, 2015 by in Drug Legalization and Student Drug Use, News, Spotlight

People who live in areas of California with a higher density of marijuana dispensaries experience a greater number of hospitalizations involving marijuana abuse and dependence, a University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health analysis discovered. The National Institutes of Health-funded research, published online in the scientific journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence, could be informative […]


Posted on June 24, 2015 by in News, Spotlight

Abstract: SALT LAKE CITY, UT – Today, Corrective Education Company announced an official and exclusive partnership with D.A.R.E., and the building of a curriculum aimed at juveniles, named D.A.R.E. to Make the Right Choices™, which utilizes Restorative Justice to dissuade youth from shoplifting. Corrective Education Company (CEC) and D.A.R.E. co-developed this Restorative Education for Juveniles […]

NJ’s D.A.R.E. Program being Revived

Posted on May 31, 2015 by in Hometown, New Jersey, News, Spotlight

From 92.7 WOBM Radio. Several years after New Jersey stopped following the national curriculum for Drug Abuse Resistance Education, the D.A.R.E. program will again be taught in schools starting in the fall. Scott Gilliam, Director of training for D.A.R.E. America, said federal approval of arbitration in March cleared the way for the national program to begin […]

Thank You to The D.AR.E. Officers

Posted on May 17, 2015 by in Spotlight

From Dear Editor, Heroes don’t always wear capes and have secret superpowers. Sometimes they wear uniforms. Our community is full of them! I challenge you to look around you will find lots of them around our classrooms. Sometimes unseen, these men and women are daily caring, teaching and protecting our children. Last night our […]

Satirical “News Article” Removed From D.A.R.E. Website

Posted on May 9, 2015 by in Bulletins, Spotlight

In addition to posts of original content, we re-post on the D.A.R.E. website articles of interest to our stakeholders. Our news-feed service provides us with access to approximately 4,400-4,500 news stories per month. On March 30, 2015, we re-posted a story entitled “Edible Marijuana Kills 9 in Colorado and 12 at Coachella”. The article in […]

Seguin Police Department D.A.R.E. Program 5th Annual Cinderella Ball

Posted on April 26, 2015 by in Events, Hometown, Spotlight, Texas

Photo: The king with his two small princesses, Detective Jamie Diaz and Layla and Maya, greeted by Queen Hope (in blue dress) aka Seguin D.A.R.E. Officer Hope Vasquez. Click to enlarge. Officers assigned to the Seguin Police Department’s D.A.R.E. program do more than teach D.A.R.E., they are also involved in other student related programs such as: […]