September 30, 2014




This is the place to keep up with the latest information affecting our program as D.A.R.E. continues to help eradicate drug abuse and violence throughout the world.




Dettmering wins State D.A.R.E. Essay of the Year contest

Posted on Sep 28th, 2014

Laurie Zondlo and Olivia Dettmering

Price County Sheriff's Department Deputy Laurie Zondlo (left) and Olivia Dettmering. From Price County Review. Price County Sheriff's Department Deputy Laurie Zondlo was proud to announce one…

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D.A.R.E. America Announces Participation In National Cyber Security Awareness Month – October 1-31, 2014

Posted on Sep 28th, 2014


D.A.R.E. is joining with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the National Cyber Security Alliance, and the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center in celebrating National Cyber…

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Science Daily: Four Research Reports on the Effects of Marijuana

Posted on Sep 27th, 2014


Research on marijuana's negative health effects summarized in report Date: June 5, 2014 Source: NIH/National Institute on Drug Abuse Summary: The current state of science on the adverse health…

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Retired Officer Still Keeping Kids Safe

Posted on Sep 18th, 2014

Cyndy King

Cyndy King, a retired St. Clair County Sheriff Department officer, reads from a book and talks to kids about staying safe at the G. Lynn Campbell Library in Kimball Township. (Photo: JEFFREY…

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Baby Boomer Stays Busy by Educating Kids About Dangers of Drugs

Posted on Sep 16th, 2014

Officer Loren Brumley

From In Thursday’s edition of Booming Forward, Dave Nemeth introduces us to a member of the baby boomer generation who refuses to slow down as long as he is able to make a…

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Auburn schools take over the DARE program from the City

Posted on Sep 14th, 2014

Auburn School District

From Auburn Reporter. A police officer-led series of classroom lessons teaching children from kindergarten through the 12th grade how to resist peer pressure and live productive…

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New D.A.R.E. Officer Named

Posted on Sep 12th, 2014

Richland Parish Sheriff

From Richland Today. Richland Parish Sheriff Lee Harrell has named Deputy Chris Crawford as the department’s new D.A.R.E Deputy. “Deputy Crawford has completed the D.A.R.E. Officer Training…

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The New D.A.R.E. Program—This One Works

Posted on Sep 10th, 2014


The “keepin’ it REAL” substance-abuse curriculum focuses on elementary and middle-school students’ decisions, not drugs. From Scientific American. If you were one of millions of…

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Daren the Lion Mascot Costume

Posted on Sep 10th, 2014

Daren Costume

A great investment to get the most of your D.A.R.E.® Program. Make appearances at parades, carnivals, fairs, sporting events and shopping malls. An excellent addition to your D.A.R.E.…

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An All-New Website for Get Smart About Drugs:

Posted on Sep 10th, 2014

Get Smart About Drugs

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announces the launch of the all new, the website for parents, educators, and caregivers. Originally launched in 2008, the website…

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Jeffrey Russo Rensselaer County’s new D.A.R.E. officer

Posted on Sep 8th, 2014


From The Record. TROY - Rensselaer County has a new D.A.R.E. officer County Sheriff Jack Mahar announced Rensselaer County Deputy Jeffrey Russo spent two weeks in an intensive D.A.R.E. officers…

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BSO Deputies Graduate D.A.R.E. Officer Training

Posted on Sep 7th, 2014

Bossier LA Sheriff

From BPT Online. Eight Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies graduated from D.A.R.E. Officer Training last Friday [August 29, 2014] in Baton Rouge, La. The intense two-week school taught…

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D.A.R.E. Program Seeking Funding For Coming School Year

Posted on Sep 4th, 2014


From The Northern View. Two service clubs and one First Nations band donated a total of $1,780 during the 2013/2014 school year to help local RCMP teach the internationally recognized Drug Abuse…

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Collaboration Will Bring DARE Program Back

Posted on Sep 3rd, 2014

Brazeau County

From Drayton Valley Western Review. A new RCMP Community Liaison Officer position that has been in the works for a while will soon be coming to light after all the support it has received from all…

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Aninsman Receives Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award

Posted on Aug 31st, 2014

Andrew Aninsman

The Pennsylvania police officer has focused on the plight of veterans with PTSD who run afoul of the law. From Business Wire. CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Andrew Aninsman, of the…

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D.A.R.E. Recruitment in Jomtien

Posted on Aug 29th, 2014


From A recruitment programme got underway on the morning of Wednesday, 27th August in Jomtien for the series of Royal Thai Police Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE)…

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Car Show Brings In Cash For Elmwood Park Police Program

Posted on Aug 27th, 2014

1988 Excalibur

Angelica and Arthur Bosko with their daughter Ewelina look at a 1988 Excalibur at the Elmwood Park D.A.R.E. Car Show and Farmers Market in Central Park on Aug. 23, 2014. | George Edwardson/For…

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North Woods Elementary School Graduate Wins 2014 Wisconsin DARE Essay Contest

Posted on Aug 27th, 2014

Anika Nystrom

From The La Crosse Police Department held an award ceremony Tuesday morning for North Woods Elementary School Graduate Anika Nystrom. Nystrom was one of the 2014 Wisconsin D.A.R.E. Essay…

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D.A.R.E. Olympics at Egg Harbor City Lake

Posted on Aug 26th, 2014

DARE Olympics at Egg Harbor City Lake

Tyler Kienzle, 5, left, of Egg Harbor City and Noah Smith, 3, of Mays Landing have their eyes on the finish line.  From  Nearly 60 children signed up for the annual…

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D.A.R.E. Donations Pour In

Posted on Aug 23rd, 2014

East Kootenay BC CA

From The Columbia Valley Pioneer.  Donations for the East Kootenay Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program are pouring in, with three valley groups giving money in recent weeks. The…

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