March 28, 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.

 

 

 

D.A.R.E. Graduation Well-Attended

Posted on Mar 25th, 2017

K-M fifth-graders Abby Simons and Makena Rismeyer won the ‘D.A.R.E to be a leader’ poster contest, and their posters will be forwarded to the state level D.A.R.E. competition. School Resource Officer Jesse Kasel recognized them during the ceremony to commemorate the D.A.R.E. graduation.

K-M fifth-graders Abby Simons and Makena Rismeyer won the ‘D.A.R.E to be a leader’ poster contest, and their posters will be forwarded to the state level D.A.R.E. competition. School Resource…

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D.A.R.E. (I will dare), by D.A.R.E. Advocate N’Khemya King

Posted on Mar 25th, 2017

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Memphis Police Department DARE officer Freddie Robinson’s D.A.R.E. student, N’Khemya King, passed away last week from undiagnosed leukemia. She was a strong advocate for D.A.R.E. and made this…

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The 2017 Car Show at the 30th D.A.R.E. International Training Conference

Posted on Mar 23rd, 2017

OFFICIAL RULES 1. Race cars will not be permitted to participate in the show. 2. The government entity sponsoring entry of the vehicle must own, have clear title to the vehicle. 3. The vehicle…

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Worcester Prep Fifth-Graders Participate In Drug Abuse Resistance Education Program

Posted on Mar 21st, 2017

Worcester Prep Fifth-Graders Participate In Drug Abuse Resistance Education Program

Worcester Prep fifth-graders recently participated in the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program taught by Sgt. Matt Crisafulli of the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office. The purpose of…

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D.A.R.E. Graduation at Lake Murray in Chapin, SC

Posted on Mar 13th, 2017

Sheriff Lott, over-all winner Brynley Derrick, and Deputy Minemier

A very proud D.A.R.E. Instructor, Deputy Todd Minemier with the Lake Murray over-all winner Brynley Derrick and Sheriff Lott. Deputy Minemier had a difficult time choosing only one. Deputy Minemier…

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D.A.R.E. is Back in Lamesa Schools

Posted on Mar 12th, 2017

By SRO Michael Boyd Daren has finally made his return to LMS! Thank you to SRO Michael Boyd for providing education to encourage our LMS Tors to make safe and healthy decisions. Click image for…

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D.A.R.E. Fundraiser Underway

Posted on Mar 3rd, 2017

Proceeds support designated car program. The Monett Police Department is seeking donations to support the Drug Abuse Resistance Education car program. “Monett Police Chief George Daoud has…

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Rice Creek Elementary, Columbia, SC D.A.R.E. Graduation

Posted on Mar 1st, 2017

Rice Creek Elementary, Columbia, SC D.A.R.E Essay Winners. Back row: Leon Lott, Richland County Sheriff, Stacey Gadson, Principal, D.A.R.E. Instructor Jasper Rogers, Front row: Daren the D.A.R.E. Mascot, Berry Bernette Rose, Matthew Ryan Lewis, Evan Robert Motley, Jordan Kier Worthy, Bryce Makenna Allen, Jayla Ayten Foster.

In photo (click to enlarge): the Rice Creek Elementary, Columbia, SC D.A.R.E Essay Winners. Back row: Leon Lott, Richland County Sheriff, Stacey Gadson, Principal, D.A.R.E. Instructor Jasper Rogers,…

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Boonton Township Fifth Graders Say No to Drugs

Posted on Feb 24th, 2017

11-year-old fifth grader John Pietranera, from Boonton Township, reads from his essay about staying away from drugs and making the right decisions

11-year-old fifth grader John Pietranera, from Boonton Township, reads from his essay about staying away from drugs and making the right decisions. (Click to enlarge). BOONTON TWP. – Fifth…

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Loris Police Look to Fight Gang, Drug Activity Starting with Youth

Posted on Feb 24th, 2017

LORIS, SC (WBTW) – The Loris Police Department and local leaders are trying to come up with ways to fight drug and gang problems in the area. One of the ideas is to bring the D.A.R.E program…

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D.A.R.E. Program Adds New Graduates

Posted on Feb 24th, 2017

Two Grade 5 classes from Wesmount school in Okotoks, AB, Canada, graduated from the D.A.R.E. program in February 2017

Two Grade 5 classes from Wesmount school graduated from the D.A.R.E. program this week. Stress, anxiety and challenging situations may lead to young people trying drugs or alcohol. Grade 5…

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Fifth Graders Commit to Living Drug and Alcohol Free

Posted on Feb 24th, 2017

Fifth graders at St. Patrick's Elementary School in Onalaska, WI graduated from the D.A.R.E. program on February 20, 2017

Onalaska, WI (WXOW) - Fifth graders at St. Patrick's Elementary School in Onalaska graduated from the D.A.R.E. program on Wednesday afternoon. D.A.R.E. stands for Drug Abuse Resistance Education.…

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Police D.A.R.E to Bring Back Drug Program

Posted on Feb 24th, 2017

The Nodaway County Sheriff’s Department brought back the county’s Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E) program. The D.A.R.E board was shut down eight years ago, but was brought back Feb.…

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Pennington Gap Police Reinstate D.A.R.E. Program

Posted on Feb 22nd, 2017

Joel Duncan serves as the school resource officer for Pennington Middle School in Lee County, and now he is bringing back the D.A.R.E. program many may recognize from childhood.

PENNINGTON GAP, VA. - Communities across southwest Virginia are constantly looking for ways to cut down on the epidemic proportion of drug abuse and addiction. In Pennington Gap alone, the police…

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Boonton Township’s D.A.R.E. Program Turns 25

Posted on Feb 22nd, 2017

Boonton Township Patrolman Thomas Cacciabeve became the town's first DARE instructor in 1991. From left to right, former Mayor Doug Cabana, Cacciabeve, and retired Police Chief Anthony Mini. (Photo: Courtesy of Boonton Township Police Department)

Boonton Township's Police Department marked the 25th anniversary of its D.A.R.E. program by praising students for making good choices. Boonton Township Patrolman Thomas Cacciabeve became the…

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Commitment to D.A.R.E. shines in Pierce County

Posted on Feb 22nd, 2017

Pierce County DARE Class

PRESCOTT -- Pierce County’s commitment to Drug Abuse Resistance Education is evident. On Thursday, Feb. 2, Prescott schools hosted D.A.R.E. officer training exercises for the sixth year in a…

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Elementary Students Graduate from D.A.R.E. Program

Posted on Feb 22nd, 2017

East Side Elementary School (Brownsville, TN) DARE Graduation 2017

BROWNSVILLE, Tenn. — With all the pomp and circumstance, fifth graders at East Side Elementary School graduate from a 10-week program. The D.A.R.E. “Keepin’ it Real” program is teaching…

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D.A.R.E. Essay Winners at Lonnie B. Nelson Elementary School, Columbia, SC

Posted on Feb 16th, 2017

From left, first row, Jake Conroy, Imani Smith, Addison Canada, Sanraj Pal, Emma Hook (Overall essay winners). From left, back row, Mr. Rashad Adams (Assistant Principal), Deputy Arlene Sharpe (State D.A.R.E. Coordinator/Director, Dr. Sonja Parnell (Assistant Principal), Mr. Terry Dozier (Motivational Guest Speaker), Deputy Jamel Bradley (D.A.R.E. Instructor), Mrs. Karen Beaman (Principal).

In photo (click to view the full image): From left, first row, Jake Conroy, Imani Smith, Addison Canada, Sanraj Pal, Emma Hook (Overall essay winners). From left, back row, Mr. Rashad Adams…

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Rando Takes the Reins of D.A.R.E.

Posted on Feb 15th, 2017

Four current and former D.A.R.E. officers united in Watkins Glen, New York, this month were (from left) Shelter Island Chief Jim Read; Officer Anthony Rando; former Islander and Yorktown Police Officer Brian Mundy; and former Island Police Officer Walter Richards. Chief Read and Mr. Richards have both served as D.A.R.E. officers as Officers Rando and Mundy do now.

Shelter Island Police Officer Anthony Rando has completed a two-week training course in Watkins Glen, New York, and started his stint as the department’s D.A.R.E. officer this month, succeeding…

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County Starts D.A.R.E. Effort Again

Posted on Feb 12th, 2017

The members of the Nodaway County D.A.R.E. board include, front: Nate Rice, Marla Finney, Melissa Grace, Ken Grove; back: Marilyn Jenkins, Victor West, Randy Strong and Rick Smail. Not pictured: Rita Carroll, Robert Rice, Bill Meiners and Jason McDowell. There are a few members who have not been appointed yet.

The Nodaway County Sheriff’s Department re-instated the county’s DARE board which met on February 6. In photo (click to view the full image): The members of the Nodaway County D.A.R.E. board…

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