May 06, 2016




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.




Florida Department of Law Enforcement Leads the Way on D.A.R.E. Day

Posted on Apr 21st, 2016


Florida Department of Law Enforcement Leads the Way on D.A.R.E. Day, April 21, 2016. Check out the D.A.R.E. vehicles on the steps of the Capitol in Tallahassee,…

Continue Reading

Tracy D.A.R.E. Creates Libraries in Africa

Posted on Apr 21st, 2016

This video was originally posted on…

Continue Reading

Congratulations to Sweepstakes 3 Winners!

Posted on Apr 15th, 2016

Congratulations to Cyndi Holland and Jennifer Tarr for being our round 3 sweepstakes winners!   Cyndi Holland Winner Drawing Cyndi Jennifer Tarr…

Continue Reading

D.A.R.E. Program: ‘It works’

Posted on Mar 30th, 2016

Sgt. Bobby Stroop, the Highland County D.A.R.E. officer, stands outside the sheriff’s department’s new DARE cruiser, a former state patrol cruiser that has been wrapped in an attention-grabbing camouflage style

The D.A.R.E. anti-drug program is an effective deterrent that helps keep youngsters from using drugs, alcohol and tobacco, and which works in part because “education is key to helping children,”…

Continue Reading

D.A.R.E. America Participant & Co-Sponsor of the 2016 National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit

Posted on Mar 26th, 2016

National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit

The National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit is the largest national collaboration of professionals from local, state and federal agencies, business, academia, clinicians, treatment providers,…

Continue Reading

2016 Bowling Tournament

Posted on Mar 26th, 2016


Metro Family Fun Center 1959 Metropolitan Pkwy SW Atlanta, GA 30315 (404) 767-1990 Thursday, July 21, 2016 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. $20 per person includes 3 games of bowling Shoe…

Continue Reading

D.A.R.E. Annual Report for 2014

Posted on Mar 24th, 2016

D.A.R.E. Annual Report 2014

Download the 2014 D.A.R.E. Annual Report MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD AND PRESIDENT & CEO D.A.R.E. – The World’s Preeminent Youth Substance Abuse and High Risk Behavior…

Continue Reading

D.A.R.E. Association of South Carolina’s 2016 Black History STOMPFEST

Posted on Mar 18th, 2016


The D.A.R.E. Association of South Carolina presented the 2016 Black History Month STOMPFEST on February 13, 2016 at Westwood High School, 180 Turkey Farm Road in Blythewood, South Carolina, to raise…

Continue Reading

World Federation Against Drugs 5th World Forum and Congress, Vienna, Austria March 12-13, 2016

Posted on Mar 14th, 2016

World Federation Against Drugs

The World Federation Against Drugs (WFAD) is a multilateral community of non-governmental organizations and individuals, sharing a common concern that illicit drug use is undercutting traditional…

Continue Reading

We join with the rest of the nation in mourning the passing of former First Lady Nancy Reagan

Posted on Mar 6th, 2016

United states flag flying at half staff

Continue Reading

Congratulations to the Graduates of the 78th Florida D.A.R.E. Officer Training!

Posted on Mar 2nd, 2016

Florida Department of Law Enforcement

The first training of the year for the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Program was January 4-15, 2016 and was once again held at the FDLE Fort Myers Regional Operations Center (FMROC). The…

Continue Reading


Posted on Feb 27th, 2016


Some pro-drug websites are promulgating misinformation claiming “Drug Abuse Resistance Education program (D.A.R.E.), one of the largest anti-drug groups in the world, no longer lists marijuana as a…

Continue Reading

Proud D.A.R.E. Graduates

Posted on Feb 17th, 2016

Eighty fifth grade students proudly hold up their certificates after completing the D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program during a Friday, February 5, 2016 graduation ceremony at Valley View Middle School in Watchung. Photo by Debbie Weisman

Proud of our local program! 80 graduates!! Eighty fifth grade students proudly hold up their certificates after completing the D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program during a Friday,…

Continue Reading

Sweepstakes Winners Feb 15th, 2016 – Congratulations!

Posted on Feb 15th, 2016

Congratulations Tajhanna and your $5,000 wind Sean on your $2500 win! The drawing was on February 15th at the DARE offices. Video of $5,000 Prize drawing and Winner…

Continue Reading

Nominations for the 2016 Daryl F. Gates Lifetime Achievement, Officer of the Year, & Educator of the Year Awards

Posted on Feb 8th, 2016

Daryl F. Gates

D.A.R.E. America is accepting nominations for the 2016 Daryl F. Gates D.A.R.E. Lifetime Achievement, D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year, and D.A.R.E. Educator of the Year Awards. Recipients of these…

Continue Reading

D.A.R.E. Leaders Support CADCA at 26th Annual National Leadership Forum

Posted on Feb 4th, 2016


Members of the D.A.R.E . team from across the United States were a strong presence at CADCA’s 26th Annual National Leadership Forum, February 1-4 in National Harbor, Maryland.  CADCA’s National…

Continue Reading

Special Thanks to Germantown Police Department for Saving their D.A.R.E Program

Posted on Jan 30th, 2016

Germantown WI Police

Germantown PD takes control of D.A.R.E. program at two schools. Local parents, kids and the community step up to keep their local D.A.R.E. program. This video was originally published on Yahoo!…

Continue Reading

Erroneous report – D.A.R.E. to receive portion of proceeds from manufacturer of shirts shown worn by “El Chapo”

Posted on Jan 29th, 2016


Inglewood, CA January 28, 2016 An article published by Olivia Niland promulgates false information claiming D.A.R.E. will receive a portion of proceeds  from sales of shirts worn by Joaquín "El…

Continue Reading

A Day in the Life snapshot: NCDOA Board member and Mentor Lora Gilreath from Nags Head Police Department.

Posted on Jan 28th, 2016

Screenshot 2016-01-28 15.21.56

A fun look at a day in the life of Lora Gilreath School Resource Officer, Nags Head Elementary School. (Click the image to enlarge) or go to the original…

Continue Reading

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

Posted on Jan 27th, 2016


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…

Continue Reading