January 21, 2017
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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.

 

 

 

Brinkley Named North Carolina Executive of the Year

Posted on Jan 18th, 2017

Nags Head Police Chief Kevin Brinkley was named the 2017 North Carolina D.A.R.E. Officers Association Glen Mowery Executive of the Year for his support of the program taught at Nags Head Elementary School by Nags Head School Resource Officer Lora Gilreath, pictured with Brinkley.

Nags Head Police Chief Kevin Brinkley has been named Executive of the Year by the North Carolina D.A.R.E. Officers Association for his support of the drug abuse resistance program. Image: Nags…

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D.A.R.E. America National Scholarship Award 2017

Posted on Jan 12th, 2017

The D.A.R.E. America Board of Directors is pleased to offer a $20,000 scholarship to recognize academic excellence and reward students who remain true to the goals of the D.A.R.E. program. This…

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SuperShuttle Discount for Attendees of the 30th Annual D.A.R.E. International Training Conference

Posted on Jan 10th, 2017

Those joining the 30th Annual D.A.R.E. International Training Conference can get a 10% discount from SuperShuttle. Discount does not apply to exclusive vans (which are already discounted). Discount…

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National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week, January 23 – 29, 2017

Posted on Jan 5th, 2017

National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week (NDAFW) is a national health observance for teens to promote local events to shatter the myths and misconceptions about drugs. NDAFW links students with…

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Retro Bill Visits Cooper County Schools

Posted on Jan 3rd, 2017

Retro Bill, a world-renowned motivational speaker, talks to students at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic School on Wednesday. His message was simple, but yet life-changing for many students.

He's been called Elvis, but Retro Bill is nothing like him, he is his own person. This is the message that Bill has brought to millions of children across the United States, 'be kind and be your own…

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Nominations for the 2017 Daryl F. Gates D.A.R.E. Lifetime Achievement, 2017 D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year, and 2017 D.A.R.E. Educator of the Year Awards

Posted on Jan 2nd, 2017

Daryl F. Gates

D.A.R.E. America is accepting nominations for the 2017 Daryl F. Gates D.A.R.E. Lifetime Achievement, 2017 D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year, and 2017 D.A.R.E. Educator of the Year Awards.  Recipients of…

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Sloatsburg Elementary School Fifth-Graders Graduate From D.A.R.E. Program

Posted on Jan 1st, 2017

Twenty-five fifth-grade Sloatsburg Elementary School students recently graduated from the Ramapo Police Department's DARE program.

RAMAPO, N.Y. -- With smiles on their faces 25 fifth-grade students at Sloatsburg Elementary School showed off their certificates after graduating recently from the Town of Ramapo Police DARE…

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Winning D.A.R.E. Essay Tells Importance of Program

Posted on Jan 1st, 2017

D.A.R.E. Officer David Schaetzel awards D.A.R.E. Essay Winner 2016 Grace Dyke of Demotte Christian School

Image: D.A.R.E. Officer David Schaetzel awards essay winner Grace Dyke. What D.A.R.E. Means to Me By Grace Dyke Some people don’t take D.A.R.E. seriously. But I think D.A.R.E. is very…

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Hempstead Elementary Fifth-Graders Graduate From D.A.R.E. Program

Posted on Jan 1st, 2017

Fifth-grade students from Hempstead Elementary School show off their DARE certificates

RAMAPO, N.Y. -- There was big excitement Wednesday when Hempstead Elementary School fifth-grade students received their DARE program graduation certificates. The students were presented…

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Louisiana, BONCL Schools Complete the D.A.R.E. Program

Posted on Jan 1st, 2017

The 2016 D.A.R.E. essay winners at Louisiana Elementary were Johnny Picone, Devon Davis, Anna Ince and Raegan Bowser.

Two schools recently graduated students through the D.A.R.E. program. Louisiana Elementary School held its ceremony on Wednesday, Dec. 14, and BONCL completed its two student D.A.R.E. class on…

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Op-ed: We need police-in-school programs to build trust

Posted on Jan 1st, 2017

By Tibby Milne In the moment of crisis, police training and communication saved lives at Ohio State University. On Nov. 28, a criminal struck out against an unsuspecting public, first crashing…

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Bland County Deputies D.A.R.E. to Teach

Posted on Jan 1st, 2017

Deputies Jason Ramsey (left) and Randy Dillow recently completed a D.A.R.E. training class.

Bland County Elementary and Middle School students will find familiar faces teaching their D.A.R.E. classes in the coming spring. Bland County deputies and school resource officers Randy Dillow…

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Colton Police Distribute Toys to Young Patients at Arrowhead Regional

Posted on Jan 1st, 2017

On Wednesday, Dec. 21 the Colton Police Officers Association held its annual Operation Giving at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center where over 430 toys were distributed to young patients. Santa (Ruben Morales) was escorted by police officers through the hospital to deliver toys, candy canes and Christmas cheer. Photo Courtesy/Laura Morales

Young patients who spent the holidays at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center were surprised by an early visit from Santa who passed out toys and candy. Colton police officers escorted Santa as he…

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Antwerp Fifth Graders Graduate D.A.R.E.

Posted on Jan 1st, 2017

D.A.R.E. Antwerp Essay Winners 2016

The Paulding County Sheriff’s Office D.A.R.E. program held its graduation for Antwerp Elementary fifth graders on December 7, 2016. Each student was required to write an essay before they could…

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Spearfish 7th Graders Celebrate D.A.R.E. Graduation

Posted on Jan 1st, 2017

Spearfish Middle School seventh-grade students celebrated DARE graduation Tuesday. Pictured, students in Paula Farley’s class received certificates from Cpl. Verla Little as Assistant Principal Brady Sumners, far right, announced their names. Pioneer photo by Kaija Swisher

SPEARFISH — Seventh graders at Spearfish Middle School celebrated the successful completion of D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education), a substance abuse prevention education program, Tuesday at…

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Deputies Deliver D.A.R.E. Program’s Message at Lake

Posted on Jan 1st, 2017

Stark County Sheriff's Deputy Laura Blackstock, school resource officer at Lake Elementary, leads a D.A.R.E. class of fifth-graders at the school. (CantonRep.com / Julie Vennitti)

School resource officers promote drug education in Lake Local's multi-layered approach. HARTVILLE - The Lake Elementary classroom was packed with fifth-graders fresh off a holiday weekend, a setting…

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Anderson County Sheriff’s Office Donates Bikes to Toy Drive

Posted on Dec 22nd, 2016

Anderson County Chief Deputy Troy Black and Captain Todd Choate dropped off 11 bikes for the Herald-Press' Stocking Stuffer Toy Drive on Monday. The bikes are being donated through the D.A.R.E. to Ride Program.

The Anderson County Sheriff's Office D.A.R.E. to Ride Program donated 11 bikes to the Palestine Herald-Press' Stocking Stuffers Toy Drive on Monday. According to Sheriff Greg Taylor, kids that…

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Petaluma Police Department Anti-Drug Program Receives $10,000 Donation

Posted on Dec 22nd, 2016

The money was announced during a graduation ceremony for the department's D.A.R.E. operation. PETALUMA, CA - A graduation ceremony for local students participating in the Petaluma Police…

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D.A.R.E. Essay Winners Honored by City Council

Posted on Dec 22nd, 2016

Great Bend Mayor Mike Allison presents certificates to the latest D.A.R.E. essay winners, fifth graders from the five Great Bend elementary schools, as their teachers watch during the Great Bend City Council meeting Monday night.

The Great Bend Police Department’s Drug Abuse Resistance Eduction program joined forces with city officials at Monday night’s City Council meeting to recognize 10 fifth-grade students for writing…

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Fifth-Graders Graduate from D.A.R.E.

Posted on Dec 19th, 2016

Diversion officer Heather Baker congratulates three of the winning students who were chosen to read their D.A.R.E. essays at Tuesday's graduation ceremony. From left are Baker, Reese Dahline, Sade Muessel, and Anna Harrington.Police Chief William Imboden is visible in the background. Photo by Jesse Duarte/Star.

Fifth-graders at St. Helena Elementary School graduated from the D.A.R.E. program on Tuesday armed with facts, statistics and solid advice about how to prevent youth drug abuse, alcoholism and…

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