May 24, 2016

D.A.R.E. Reaches Record Number of Students in New Brunswick Schools

Posted on May 18, 2016 by in Hometown, New Jersey, News, Spotlight

Eight hundred New Brunswick fifth graders have newly taken a pledge to live their lives free of the negative influences of drug and alcohol abuse following the completion of the D.A.R.E. program for the 2015-16 school year. Right: D.A.R.E. graduates outside of Roosevelt School on May 18. Click to view the full image. For over […]

DEA to Host Press Conference on Opioid Epidemic

Posted on April 29, 2016 by in Events, Hometown, Spotlight, Virginia

R/x, heroin, and fentanyl continue to see spikes in abuse and overdose. DEA Acting Administrator Chuck Rosenberg and other federal, state and local officials will host a press conference to highlight the ongoing U.S. opioid epidemic, and outline continued efforts to address the crisis. The event will take place in conjunction with the 11th National […]

Congratulations to Sweepstakes 3 Winners!

Posted on April 15, 2016 by in News, Spotlight

Congratulations to Cyndi Holland and Jennifer Tarr for being our round 3 sweepstakes winners!   Cyndi Holland Winner Drawing Jennifer Tarr Winner Drawing        

Nominations for the 2016 Daryl F. Gates Lifetime Achievement, Officer of the Year, & Educator of the Year Awards

Posted on February 8, 2016 by in 29th DARE International Training Conference, News, Spotlight

Daryl F. Gates

D.A.R.E. America is accepting nominations for the 2016 Daryl F. Gates D.A.R.E. Lifetime Achievement, D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year, and D.A.R.E. Educator of the Year Awards. Recipients of these prestigious awards will be honored during the 29th Annual D.A.R.E. International Training Conference. The conference is being held in Atlanta, Georgia, July 19-21, 2016. Nominees for […]

D.A.R.E. Leaders Support CADCA at 26th Annual National Leadership Forum

Posted on February 4, 2016 by in News, Spotlight

Members of the D.A.R.E . team from across the United States were a strong presence at CADCA’s 26th Annual National Leadership Forum, February 1-4 in National Harbor, Maryland.  CADCA’s National Leadership Forum is the nation’s largest training for substance abuse prevention and treatment professionals and researchers, attracting more than 2,500 community and state leaders from […]

National D.A.R.E. Day, April 21, 2016

Posted on January 11, 2016 by in Events, News, Spotlight

National D.A.R.E. Day is observed each year on the third Thursday of April. National D.A.R.E. Day serves as an occasion for all to celebrate the contributions and accomplishments of the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) curriculums and program, as well as honor the students having graduated from D.A.R.E., their D.A.R.E. Officers, and the schools and […]

Officer Steve Abercrombie and his D.A.R.E. Team collect 7,000 pairs of shoes and over two million miles of opportunity

Posted on December 27, 2015 by in California, Hometown, Spotlight

Everyone needs a reliable pair of shoes.  We estimate that the average pair of shoes lasts 600 miles.  If each of these shoes still has at least 300 miles then D.A.R.E. Officer Steve Abercrombie and his team are providing the shoes for 2.1 million miles of opportunity.  Great job Steve!

View Photos from the 2015 Orange County Benefit Reception

Posted on December 10, 2015 by in Spotlight

2015 Orange County Benefit Reception At the El Adobe de Capistrano   Honoring – The Legacy of Daryl Gates Retired Police Chief David L. Maggard, Jr   D.A.R.E. America would like to express our gratitude to the Perricone Family for hosting an amazing night, and thank our supporters for their contributions. Photos from the Benefit […]

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 […]