July 28, 2015

Purchasing marijuana puts kids at risk

Posted on July 27, 2015 by in Drug Legalization and Student Drug Use, Hometown, Ohio, Spotlight

A letter to the editor by CARLIS McDERMENT. From The Columbus Dispatch. Photo from The Humanist Community of Central Ohio. As a former deputy sheriff, I know from enforcing senseless marijuana laws that children only are being put in more danger when marijuana is kept illegal (“ Legal pot poses another threat to children,” July 8 letter […]

How Amazon Prime Day Can Help D.A.R.E.

Posted on July 15, 2015 by in Spotlight

July 15th is Amazon Prime Day with sales site wide that will rival Black Friday, exclusively for Prime members! What’s better is that with your Prime Day purchases, you can help support D.A.R.E.!  Our partner, iMyne, will make a donation each time you shop. Simply sign-up using the steps below!   1) Sign-up for your […]


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 InkFreeNews.com. 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: […]

LCPD and La Crosse Schools Celebrate 25 Years of D.A.R.E.

Posted on April 16, 2015 by in Hometown, Spotlight, Wisconsin

From lacrossepd.org. The La Crosse Police Department Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program, in cooperation with the School District of La Crosse, is proud to announce the 25th Anniversary of the D.A.R.E. program being taught in La Crosse schools.  Coinciding with National D.A.R.E. Day, we will celebrate this historic anniversary event this Thursday, April 16th, with the […]

Timeshare Legal & Christian Highlander Presents West Deptford Police Department with $30,000 Donation

Posted on February 19, 2015 by in Hometown, New Jersey, News, Spotlight

West Deptford Township, NJ — (ReleaseWire) — 02/13/2015 — Timeshare Legal LLC., a timeshare cancellation firm based in West Deptford Township, NJ, is proud to announce a recent donation to the West Deptford Police Department (WDPD) that should benefit youth outreach programs in the local area. Christian Highlander, owner of Timeshare Legal LLC, met with […]

Cayuga County Deputy John Nedza Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Posted on February 10, 2015 by in Hometown, New York, News, Spotlight

Montour Falls – The New York State D.A.R.E. Officers’ Association awarded it’s highest honor, the Lifetime Achievement Award, to Cayuga County Sheriff Deputy John Nedza during the fifty-third Commencement Exercise of D.A.R.E. Officer Training  at the New York State Academy of Fire Science. The Executive Board of N.Y.S.D.O.A. awards the Lifetime Achievement Award only rarely, […]