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Texas D.A.R.E. Officer Training, June 8 to 19, 2015

Posted on June 26, 2015 by in Hometown, Texas, Training

Texas is back in the saddle again after eight years of no DOT’s. Thanks to University of Phoenix, Montgomery County Crime Stoppers, Conroe ISD PD, TDOA and Bobby Robinson and La. DARE Training center. The Houston Chronicle ran a story about the DARE officer training program that was made possible with the help of two, […]

Oklahoma D.A.R.E.’s New Superheroes

Posted on June 19, 2015 by in Hometown, Oklahoma

Officer Ken and Geri Williams are the New Superheroes! From the Facebook Page of Oklahoma DARE Officer’s Association – ODOA: A definition of a super hero is a heroic person, someone who hears a cry for help and responds. Today Oklahoma DARE has a new super hero! Last night, upon returning from DARE conference and hearing […]

D.A.R.E.’s keepin’ it REAL Elementary and Middle School Curriculums Adhere to Lessons From Prevention Research Principles

Posted on April 5, 2015 by in Curriculum

D.A.R.E.’s keepin’ it REAL Elementary and Middle School Curriculums Adhere to Relevant National Institute of Health Lessons From Prevention Research Principles. From www.drugabuse.gov. The principles listed below are the result of long-term research studies on the origins of drug abuse behaviors and the common elements of effective prevention programs. These principles were developed to help […]

National D.A.R.E. Day, April 16, 2015

Posted on February 7, 2015 by in Events, News

Each year one day, National D.A.R.E. Day, is set aside to celebrate the contributions and accomplishments of D.A.R.E., as well as the students having graduated from D.A.R.E., their D.A.R.E. Officers, and schools and law enforcement agencies hosting D.A.R.E. In 2015, National D.A.R.E. Day will be observed on Thursday, April 16th. Please join with others in […]

D.A.R.E. Officers from Across NC Gather at Atlantic Beach for Annual Conference

Posted on January 15, 2015 by in Hometown, North Carolina

From Time Warner Cable News. MOREHEAD CITY– Fourth and fifth graders at Morehead Elementary School are well aware of the D.A.R.E. program. “We’ve been doing this program at our school for our fifth grade students for the last, probably 15 years or more,” said D.A.R.E. coordinator Alvisa Godette. Sixty D.A.R.E. officers from throughout the state […]

Collier County student gets new wheelchair

Posted on December 30, 2014 by in Florida, Hometown, News, Spotlight

BY STEPHANIE SUSSKIND  DECEMBER 19, 2014 View Original Article COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- In this season of giving, a Collier County boy is getting the most meaningful gift of all, independence. The 10-year-old was using a broken wheelchair because insurance wouldn’t pay for a new one. But now, thanks to the generous hearts and wallets of a group […]

Nearly 400 fifth graders graduated the fall semester DARE program taught by St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office

Posted on December 30, 2014 by in Hometown, Louisiana, Spotlight

Link to the original article The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office honored more than 100 fifth-graders at J.F. Gauthier Elementary School in St. Bernard and Our Lady of Prompt Succor School in Chalmette on Dec. 16-17 who completed a 12-week program in Drug Abuse Resistance Education, or DARE taught by instructors from the Sheriff’s Office. It […]

Ipswich Police Officer Completes D.A.R.E. Instructor Training

Posted on December 21, 2014 by in Curriculum, Hometown, New Hampshire

Pictured left-to-right are Officer Woodworth, Sgt. Kmiec, and Domenic DiNatale, Director DARE Massachusetts at Officer Woodworth’s D.A.R.E. Officer Graduation ceremony held in Concord NH. (Courtesy of the Ipswich Police department) CONCORD, N.H. — Police Chief Paul A. Nikas is pleased to report that there is a new D.A.R.E. Officer in town. Officer Aaron Woodworth recently […]

D.A.R.E. America Honors New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman

Posted on December 19, 2014 by in Hometown, New York, News

On December 10th, D.A.R.E. America hosted a benefit reception honoring Eric T. Schneiderman, New York State Attorney General. Attorney General Schneiderman was honored for his substantial interests on behalf of New York youth and efforts in reducing substance abuse. The event, hosted by John & Margo Catsimatidis, was held in New York City at the […]

Cocopah Tribal Police Department graduates first DARE class

Posted on December 3, 2014 by in Arizona, Hometown

DARE Instructor and Cocopah Tribal Police Officer Jesus Verdugo reads an essay written by one of the more than 160 students from Somerton’s Tierra Del Sol Elementary school who graduated Monday afternoon from the Cocopah Tribal Police Department’s first Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) program. From Yuma Sun. More than 160 elementary school students in Somerton […]