October 20, 2014
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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.

 

 

 

D.A.R.E. America Awarded National Council on Patient Information in Education OTC Literacy Grant

Posted on Oct 19th, 2014

NCPIE

A meeting, in Washington, D.C., of entities concerned with over-the-counter (OTC) drug misuse and abuse was convened by the National Council on Patient Information and Education (NCPIE). The…

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West Deptford drug recovery group offers free help to addicts, families

Posted on Oct 19th, 2014

The Meeting Flier

Right: A flier for "The Meeting" that was handed out at Woodbury's Fall Festival Parade earlier in October. (Greg Adomaitis | South Jersey Times). From www.nj.com. WEST DEPTFORD TWP. —…

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Crime Task Force curbs drug trade

Posted on Oct 19th, 2014

Deputy Joe Carl and K9 unit Riley

Sheriff credits multiple prong approach. Deputy Joe Carl and K9 unit Riley are members of the Hardin County Sheriffs Department canine unit which works very closely with the task force. From The…

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Yorktown’s Murphy Unveils Seven Point Plan To Fight Heroin

Posted on Oct 16th, 2014

Dr. Terrence Murphy

From The Daily Voice. YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Yorktown's Dr. Terrence Murphy recently unveiled his plan for addressing the Hudson Valley's growing heroin crisis. Murphy's plan includes: Sponsoring…

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Three Officers Earn D.A.R.E. Instructor Certification

Posted on Oct 16th, 2014

DARE Officers 2014

Pictured from left to right, Lt. Stephen Salvas congratulates PFCs John Foster, Tiffany Smith, and Kurt Burger, who recently became certified as DARE instructors. From the Charles County Sheriff's…

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New drug breakthrough: a (conditionally) federally legal alternative to medical marijuana

Posted on Oct 15th, 2014

TD9 Pharmaceuticals

Synthetically produced pharmaceutical drug and supplement will be less expensive, legal under federal law, and can combined in custom amounts to treat specific ailments. From Yahoo!…

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Gull Lake North Citizens on Patrol make donation to D.A.R.E. program

Posted on Oct 12th, 2014

GLNCOP Donation

Dolores Green, president of Gull Lake North Citizens on Patrol presents a $500 cheque to Rimbey Const. Larissa Shadforth while Sgt. Mark Groves and Const. Carman Dutz look on. The cheque presentation…

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D.A.R.E. partnership continues: Local dealer donates another new vehicle

Posted on Oct 9th, 2014

New D.A.R.E. Truck

Fred Martin President Adam Huff, interim Police Chief John Dalessandro and dealership General Manager Tom Dunn show off the new D.A.R.E. truck the company donated Oct. 6. From The Post…

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Learn more about the local D.A.R.E. program at Connect, Commit 2014

Posted on Oct 9th, 2014

Connect

The D.A.R.E. program at Connect, Commit to Change 2013 / STAR FILE PHOTO. From shelbystar.com. Are you looking for ways to make your community a better place to live? Join The Star on…

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D.A.R.E. chili cookoff back for year 23

Posted on Oct 9th, 2014

DARE Chili Cookoff

Onalaska Police Department administrative manager Pamela Sharp, DARE officer Leah Myers and fire department secretary Stacy Hoeft, from left, served up chili at last year's DARE/GREAT chili cookoff.…

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Former Refugio Sheriff known for drug busts dies

Posted on Oct 5th, 2014

James Hodges

From Victoria Advocate. A true South Texas lawman died Tuesday, and many are mourning. Former Refugio County Sheriff James "Jimmy" Hodges was 74. During his 28-year tenure as sheriff, he was…

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Kirksville works to educate students about drug abuse

Posted on Oct 2nd, 2014

Kirksville School District

From heartlandconnection.com. KIRKSVILLE, MO. -- Drug use by teens in the United States is more of a problem now than it has ever been before. One Heartland school district is helping to prevent…

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Walker ‘honored to serve’ county

Posted on Oct 2nd, 2014

Joe Walker

Joe Walker joined the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office Jan. 6, after many years of serving as a correctional officer. Walker attended Southmont schools and enjoys being able to assist those in…

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Coon Rapids, school district renew contracts for police liaison

Posted on Sep 30th, 2014

Coon Rapids MN

From ABC Newspapers. The city of Coon Rapids and Anoka-Hennepin School District 11 have renewed agreements to bring police liaison officers into elementary, middle and high schools. The Coon Rapids…

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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

DARE NCSAM

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

Marijuana

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 fox13now.com. 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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