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Florida DOT Class #79 Gives Back to the Community at the Orlando Union Rescue Mission

Posted on Aug 22nd, 2016

Orlando Union Rescue Mission

D.A.R.E. Florida Coordinator Jay Best organized the Thursday DOT graduation to be held at the Orlando Mission rather than at a  hotel or a restaurant. A fine example of reaching out and connecting…

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DWI Arrests Continue to Decrease in Wichita Falls

Posted on Aug 18th, 2016

Jeff Hughes

Officer Jeff Hughes said, “The D.A.R.E. program is really good about educating students on the dangers of drinking and driving and drugs.” WICHITA FALLS, TX (KAUZ) - DWI arrests in Wichita…

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Daring to Help: Deputy Works to Positively Impact Community’s Youth

Posted on Aug 16th, 2016

Ontario County Sheriffs Deputy-Robert Holland

Ontario County Sheriff's Deputy Robert Holland uses D.A.R.E. program — among other outlets — to positively influence children. Ontario County Sheriff's Deputy Robert Holland says helping others…

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Caddo Deputy To Represent State D.A.R.E. Organization

Posted on Aug 10th, 2016

Deputy LaTienda Pierre Davis, 2016-17 President of the Louisiana D.A.R.E. Officers Association

A Caddo Sheriff’s Deputy has received a very big honor, and will use her new position to help keep school-aged kids away from drugs and violence. Deputy LaTienda Pierre Davis was sworn in as the…

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Lindsborg Student Wins State D.A.R.E. Essay Contest

Posted on Aug 10th, 2016

Taylor Hinderliter, 2016 Kansas State D.A.R.E. Essay Winner

TOPEKA – (August 9,2016) – A Lindsborg middle school student has been named the winner of this year’s state D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) essay contest, Kansas Attorney General…

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Youth Program to Expand to High Schools

Posted on Aug 5th, 2016

Daren

In fall, fifth graders won’t be the only ones acquainted with the iconic cartoon lion that represents the Drug Abuse Resistance Education program, more commonly known as D.A.R.E. For the first…

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D.A.R.E. Training Moves to Cenla After Recent Tragedies

Posted on Aug 5th, 2016

Officers at the 25th Annual D.A.R.E. Officer Training in Alexandria pause for a moment of silence to remember those whose lives have been lost this year. Photo by Addyson Baden.

ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - More than 150 officers from all over the state were in Alexandria today for D.A.R.E. training. However, that was not the original plan. The conference was originally…

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D.A.R.E. Comes to Lakeland Christian Academy

Posted on Aug 5th, 2016

Lakeland Christian Academy

WINONA LAKE — Incoming eighth-grade students for the 2016-17 year at Lakeland Christian Academy will be required to participate in the D.A.R.E. program. D.A.R.E. is a police officer-led series of…

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Street Receives Runner-Up Honors

Posted on Aug 5th, 2016

Meredith Street

OSAGE — Osage middle school student Meredith Street has been named the runner-up in the state D.A.R.E. essay contest at the Milton R. Owen Nature Center. Earlier this year, Street, the daughter…

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Steve Abercrombie and Tracy D.A.R.E. Win 2016 Compassion in Action Award

Posted on Aug 5th, 2016

Steve Abercrombie

Congratulations to Officer Steve Abercrombie and Tracy D.A.R.E. for being selected to receive an African Library Project 2016 Compassion in Action Award. This international honor is awarded annually…

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Illinois Officer Meets Baby He Delivered

Posted on Aug 3rd, 2016

Trenton, Illinois Police Officer Ryan Weh holds the newborn he helped deliver. Officer Weh is a local D.A.R.E. officer and previous had one of the baby's parents Jessica and Humberto's older children in his class

An Illinois family got an early delivery this weekend, thanks to some quick thinking from a local police officer. Trenton, Illinois, Officer Ryan Weh had just started his shift early Saturday…

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New Jersey D.A.R.E. Officer Training December 2016

Posted on Aug 2nd, 2016

A new DOT class will be offered in Bergen County in December 2016 for the convenience of northern agencies. DATE: December 5th - 16th, 2016 LOCATION: Bergen County Law and Public Safety…

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Robert Quinn is the 2016 DEA / DARE Law Enforcement Executive of the Year

Posted on Aug 1st, 2016

New Hampshire State Police Colonel Robert Quinn

New Hampshire State Police Colonel Robert Quinn, the 2016 DEA/DARE Law Enforcement Executive of the Year, will be honored at the 29th D.A.R.E. International Training Conference in Atlanta, Georgia…

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D.A.R.E. to Care: Van Otterloo recognized for commitment to Spencer’s youth

Posted on Jul 31st, 2016

Lt. Kyle Van Otterloo with the Spencer Police Department takes a selfie of himself and the pack of runners prior to the start of last year's D.A.R.E. 5K Fun Run. This year's run will be conducted at 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, near the boat ramp at West Leach Park. Van Otterloo, who organizes the run, was recently presented with the state's D.A.R.E. Peer Recognition Award.

Next Saturday, beginning at 8 a.m., athletes young and old will line up near the boat ramp at West Leach Park to help raise funds for the 2017 graduating D.A.R.E. class and to demonstrate a…

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Warsaw (IN) Sixth-Graders Celebrate D.A.R.E. Graduation

Posted on Jul 31st, 2016

The Official D.A.R.E. Safety & Self-Esteem Buddy RETRO BILL and Warsaw, IN D.A.R.E. Officers Cpl. Doug Light (L) and Sgt. Joe Hawn (R)

WARSAW — Retro Bill, lip-synching cops and a laser light spectacular all marked the end of this year’s D.A.R.E. program as sixth-graders from nine area elementary schools gathered to celebrate…

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Images from the 29th D.A.R.E. International Training Conference

Posted on Jul 30th, 2016

DARE Conference 2016 Logo

The 29th Annual D.A.R.E. International Training Conference was held in Atlanta, Georgia on July 19 to 21, 2016. The conference provided opportunities for attendees to gain enhanced knowledge,…

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Outreach Program Aims to Connect Kids with Law Enforcement

Posted on Jul 28th, 2016

Donations of water, juice, snacks, toys, and bubbles

PARAGOULD, AR (KAIT) - Pay It Forward Paragould paired up with the Paragould Police Department and Greene County Sheriff’s Office for a Cops 2 Kids outreach program. The goal of this program is…

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Cyrway Receives D.A.R.E.’s 2016 Daryl Gates Lifetime Achievement Award

Posted on Jul 27th, 2016

Scott Cyrway

Sen. Scott Cyrway, R-Benton (ME), was presented with the 2016 Daryl Gates Lifetime Achievement Award at the International D.A.R.E. Training Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, July 19. The award is…

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Wareham Youths Embark on Life-Changing Week

Posted on Jul 27th, 2016

Wareham registrants, counselors, School Resource Officer and representatives of the Wareham-New Bedford Lodge of Elks assemble for a photograph Monday morning prior to departing to participate in this week's D.A.R.E. camp in Whitman. Wicked Local Photo/Chris Shott.

WAREHAM, MA – There was a buzz in the air and a few more vehicles than usual in the Town Hall/Multi-Service Center parking lot Monday morning. Right: Wareham registrants, counselors, School…

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Yemassee Police Chief Heading to D.C.

Posted on Jul 14th, 2016

Yemassee Police Department Chief Greg Alexander

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - We're learning that Yemassee Police Department Chief Greg Alexander is heading to Washington, D.C. for a very special briefing. Two years ago, President Obama commissioned a…

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