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D.A.R.E. (I will dare), by D.A.R.E. Advocate N’Khemya King

Posted on March 25, 2017 by in Hometown, News, Spotlight, Tennessee

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Memphis Police Department DARE officer Freddie Robinson’s D.A.R.E. student, N’Khemya King, passed away last week from undiagnosed leukemia. She was a strong advocate for D.A.R.E. and made this video to share what she learned in her D.A.R.E. class.

The 2017 Car Show at the 30th D.A.R.E. International Training Conference

Posted on March 23, 2017 by in 30th International Conference, News, Spotlight

D.A.R.E. Car Show

OFFICIAL RULES 1. Race cars will not be permitted to participate in the show. 2. The government entity sponsoring entry of the vehicle must own, have clear title to the vehicle. 3. The vehicle must be “street legal” and appropriately licensed/registered within the concerned state. 4. A vehicle “loaned” to agency is not eligible for […]

4 Things You and Your Teen May Not Know About Marijuana — But Should

Posted on March 13, 2017 by in Drug Legalization and Student Drug Use, Officers, Parents, Spotlight

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Massachusetts is now among eight U.S. states to legalize marijuana for adult (21+) recreational use, a decision that’s created a relaxed stance on use of the drug and left many parents worried. The simple, clear and empowering message we suggest parents share with teens is that avoidance of marijuana is best and here’s why. Marijuana […]

D.A.R.E. Helps Reduce Racial Profiling (Article by Emmanuel Ngomsi, Ph.D.)

Posted on February 7, 2017 by in Spotlight

Emmanuel Ngomsi

  Emmanuel Ngomsi, Ph.D., President & Senior Consultant at ALL WORLD LANGUAGES & CULTURES, INC. (DBA Universal Highways), writes and speaks about issues of cultural competency and diversity, and racial profiling. He was a speaker at the 2016 D.A.R.E. International Training Conference and is speaking at the Illinois D.A.R.E. & Juvenile Officers Conference in June […]

JELD-WEN Windows/Doors – Hawkins Division Gives Huge Donation to Price Co. (WI) D.A.R.E

Posted on January 31, 2017 by in Hometown, Spotlight, Wisconsin

Deputy Laurie Zondlo of the Price County Sheriff’s Office, Philips, WI receiving a $5,229.00 check from Jeld-Wen Windows/Doors - Hawkins Division to and for the Price County Sheriff’s Office D.A.R.E. program to fund the program. Price County and Deputy Zondlo have and provide a great D.A.R.E. program in Price County, Wisconsin.

Deputy Laurie Zondlo of the Price County Sheriff’s Office, Philips, WI received a $5,229.00 check from Jeld-Wen Windows/Doors – Hawkins Division to and for the Price County Sheriff’s Office D.A.R.E. program to fund the program. Price County and Deputy Zondlo have and provide a great D.A.R.E. program in Price County, Wisconsin. Deputy Zondlo said, “What […]

Shattering the Myths, by Eric Watson, Bradley (TN) County Sheriff

Posted on January 30, 2017 by in Hometown, Spotlight, Tennessee

Eric Watson, Bradley County Sheriff, Tennessee

Among the many things I have learned during my years in law enforcement is that there’s no safe way to “experiment” with drugs and alcohol by our young folks. The past seven days we have observed National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week. Over the years, I have encountered one tragedy after another that is a […]

D.A.R.E. America National Scholarship Award 2017

Posted on January 12, 2017 by in 30th International Conference, News, Spotlight, Youth Advisory Board

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The D.A.R.E. America Board of Directors is pleased to offer a $20,000 scholarship to recognize academic excellence and reward students who remain true to the goals of the D.A.R.E. program. This scholarship is awarded annually to a qualified 12th grade student to attend the university or college of their choice.  Payment will be made directly […]

Op-ed: We need police-in-school programs to build trust

Posted on January 1, 2017 by in Hometown, News, Spotlight, Utah

Tibby Milne, State Program Administrator – Utah

By Tibby Milne In the moment of crisis, police training and communication saved lives at Ohio State University. On Nov. 28, a criminal struck out against an unsuspecting public, first crashing into a mass of students with his car and then slashing and stabbing others with a butcher’s knife. Eleven people were transported to local […]

Bland County Deputies D.A.R.E. to Teach

Posted on January 1, 2017 by in Hometown, News, Spotlight, Virginia

Deputies Jason Ramsey (left) and Randy Dillow recently completed a D.A.R.E. training class.

Bland County Elementary and Middle School students will find familiar faces teaching their D.A.R.E. classes in the coming spring. Bland County deputies and school resource officers Randy Dillow and Jason Ramsey completed the D.A.R.E. America training program earlier this month and are ready to impart their knowledge on Bland County’s young minds. Image: Deputies Jason […]

Deputies Deliver D.A.R.E. Program’s Message at Lake

Posted on January 1, 2017 by in Hometown, News, Ohio, Spotlight

Stark County Sheriff's Deputy Laura Blackstock, school resource officer at Lake Elementary, leads a D.A.R.E. class of fifth-graders at the school. (CantonRep.com / Julie Vennitti)

School resource officers promote drug education in Lake Local’s multi-layered approach. HARTVILLE – The Lake Elementary classroom was packed with fifth-graders fresh off a holiday weekend, a setting ripe for a little anarchy. Image: Stark County Sheriff’s Deputy Laura Blackstock, school resource officer at Lake Elementary, leads a D.A.R.E. class of fifth-graders at the school. (CantonRep.com […]