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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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A book, a cop, a teacher and bunch of kids … together learning good choices at Oxford Elementary School

Posted on Jul 14th, 2016

Oxford Elementary School in Maine

OXFORD — It sounds like the beginning of a bad joke, but in reality, it is much more powerful than that. A teacher, an author and a D.A.R.E. officer gathered at Oxford Elementary School recently…

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Anna Grace Holthaus, 2016 Iowa D.A.R.E. Essay Winner

Posted on Jul 11th, 2016

Anna Grace Holthaus, 2016 Iowa D.A.R.E. Essay Winner.In photo with Anna, L to R:  Sheriff Dan Marx, South Winneshiek Teacher Jessica Peters, Anna Holthaus' Family, Deputy Tim Felton & South Winneshiek Superintendent Kris Einck.

The Iowa D.A.R.E. Officers’ Association, the Winneshiek County Sheriff’s Office and South Winneshiek School are proud to announce that Anna Grace Holthaus has won the Iowa D.A.R.E. Officers’…

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YAB Members Participate in Creating PSA Video to Promote D.A.R.E. myPlaybook High School Curriculum

Posted on Jul 5th, 2016

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Recently 12 select members of our D.A.R.E. Youth Advisory Board participated in creating a public service announce (PSA) video to promote D.A.R.E. myPlaybook High School Curriculum. All 12 YAB…

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Staying Atop Slang, Social Media Help D.A.R.E. Officers Read Students

Posted on Jul 3rd, 2016

D.A.R.E. educators and police officers listen to teen trends at the last day of the State of Hawaii D.A.R.E. Conference Friday at King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel. (Laura Shimabuku/West Hawaii Today).

KAILUA-KONA — Police officers may not be the most hip, happening people, but those who work with youth have to find a way to form a real connection with the students. That can be difficult to…

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D.A.R.E. Training Teaches About New Drug Trends

Posted on Jul 3rd, 2016

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KAILUA-KONA — The school year is already approaching. And to help prepare for the upcoming year, D.A.R.E. officers were informed about new trends in youth drug abuse on Thursday during a…

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A D.A.R.E. Student’s Letter to Officer Joann Felton: Thank you (like a lot)

Posted on Jul 2nd, 2016

D.A.R.E. Officer Joann Felton works with students in the Solon City Schools classrooms talking about the dangers of drug abuse, smoking, e-cigarettes and other risky behaviors. She stresses that students think about making good decisions. Photo by Philip Botta.

One of D.A.R.E. Officer Joann Felton's 7th grade students wrote her a letter, and she is so grateful that "D.A.R.E. officers from all over the US so impact these kids!!!" Jess, the D.A.R.E.…

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The 29th D.A.R.E. International Training Conference Schedule

Posted on Jul 1st, 2016

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OPENING CEREMONIES Tuesday, July 19 1:30-3:00pm – Regency VI & VII D.A.R.E. America Daryl F. Gates Lifetime Achievement Award SPECIAL PRESENTATION Tuesday, July 19 3:00-4:30pm –…

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Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Hosts D.A.R.E. Summer Camp

Posted on Jun 29th, 2016

Ohio State Division of Watercraft Sgt. Kim Sheets, left, helps Zach Orsborne, 11, of Sidney, son of Alysha and Neil Orsborne, navigate through a canoe with drunk goggles on as Shelby County Sheriff’s Deputy Brian Strunk looks on during the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office D.A.R.E. Summer Camp Thursday, June 23. The camp was held at Lake Loramie State Park.

FORT LORAMIE — The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office “D.A.R.E. Summer Camp” (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) had another successful year. Image (click for full view): Ohio State Division of…

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State D.A.R.E. Association Conference

Posted on Jun 29th, 2016

D.A.R.E. Vehicle

D.A.R.E is a program taught in public schools and private schools nationwide, focusing not only on drugs, but also on good decision making and positive lifestyles. All this week, certified…

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Local Business Helps D.A.R.E. Program Succeed

Posted on Jun 29th, 2016

From left to right: Sheriff's Deputy Sandy Fitzpatrick, Sheriff Dave Hofmeier, and Fremont Toyota of Sheridan GM Jason Rainey (Photo Ron Richter ©)

Fremont Toyota of Sheridan for the past several years has donated a vehicle to the Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office D.A.R.E. program. Fremont Toyota General Manager Jason Rainey said they are about…

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Kristie Satterfield Named D.A.R.E. Indiana Educator of the Year

Posted on Jun 23rd, 2016

2016 D.A.R.E. Indiana Educator of the Year Kristie Satterfield

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — D.A.R.E. Indiana Inc. has announced that Kristie Satterfield of Greenfield has been named the 2016 D.A.R.E. Indiana Educator of the Year. Satterfield is the daughter of…

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Glassboro 6th Graders Graduate from D.A.R.E. Program

Posted on Jun 23rd, 2016

Glassboro students Tavianna Clarke (1st place, not pictured), Ashley Johnston (2nd place) and Mia Fornes (3rd place) won the Thomas E. Bowe School DARE Essay Contest. They are pictured at DARE Graduation with Glassboro Police Cpl Timothy D. Brown, their DARE instructor.

Proud parents and students packed Glassboro's Thomas E. Bowe School gym this June. The group gathered to watch the school's 149 sixth-graders graduate from the D.A.R.E. program. Glassboro Police Cpl.…

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

Posted on Jun 22nd, 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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Charged Up: The New Nixa D.A.R.E. Car is a 2013 Dodge Charger

Posted on Jun 22nd, 2016

The New Nixa D.A.R.E. Car

The new Nixa D.A.R.E. car is a 2013 Dodge Charger with a telltale paint job that D.A.R.E. Officer Brent Forgey said will catch the attention of students when he holds presentations. The new…

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Behind the Badge – D.A.R.E. Officer Dana Mudrock

Posted on Jun 22nd, 2016

D.A.R.E. Officer Dana Mudrock

Officer Explains Why She Loves Working With Students In The D.A.R.E. Program SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 UTAH) - Hundreds of fifth graders in Utah are now ready to resist drugs. The latest group to…

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D.A.R.E. Essay Winner

Posted on Jun 17th, 2016

Pueblo County Deputy John Christie and D.A.R.E. Essay Winner Daniela Vasquez

A Liberty Point Elementary School student was the second place finisher in this year’s District 70 DARE essay contest, making her teachers and school very proud of her accomplishments. Daniela…

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