January 27, 2015

Florida D.A.R.E. Training Program Certifies 17 New Officers

Posted on January 26, 2015 by in Florida, Hometown, Training

The D.A.R.E. Mission: “Teaching students good decision-making skills to help them lead safe and healthy lives”. The Florida D.A.R.E. Training Program held the first D.A.R.E. officer training of the year. It was again held at the FDLE Fort Myers Operation Center January 5-16, 2015. A total of nineteen police officers and deputy sheriffs from Florida, […]

Senator Scott Cyrway to Serve as Chair of Legislature’s Veterans and Legal Affairs Committee

Posted on January 25, 2015 by in Maine

Newly-Elected Senator will also be on the Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Committee. AUGUSTA – Maine Senate President Michael Thibodeau (R-Waldo) has announced that Senator Scott Cyrway (R-Kennebec) will serve as chair of the Legislature’s Veterans and Legal Affairs (VLA) Committee. Senator Cyrway, who is a veteran of the Kennebec County Sheriff’s Department and longtime leader […]

Piedmont students graduate from D.A.R.E.

Posted on November 25, 2014 by in Hometown, South Dakota

From Rapid City Journal. The Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) culmination ceremony for the fifth grade students at Piedmont Valley Elementary School was held last week with 66 students participating. The 10-week class was taught by Meade County Deputy Sheriff David Moore, who has been a D.A.R.E. instructor since for 13 years. The Meade County […]

160 Hermantown Students Graduate From D.A.R.E.

Posted on November 25, 2014 by in Hometown, Minnesota

From FOX 21 News. HERMANTOWN – After 10 long weeks of studying, 160 Hermantown 6th graders packed the gym to commit to a life above the influence during their D.A.R.E. graduation. Hermantown is the only school in the Twin Ports keeping the tradition alive. The program teaches kids the effects of peer pressure and drug […]

White Oak D.A.R.E. students recognized

Posted on November 25, 2014 by in Hometown, Illinois

D.A.R.E. essay contest winners at White Oak Elementary School were recognized in a ceremony this week. Front Row from left to right: contest winners Oliva Wills, Lauren Bounds, Jeny Caldera-Rivera, Kayla Walker, and Izzy Michelkamp. Back Row from left to right D.A.R.E. Officer Scott Ator, Chief of Police Brent Dite, state Rep. John Anthony, D.A.R.E. […]

DARE graduates changing the world

Posted on November 23, 2014 by in Hometown, North Carolina

DARE Officers Ray Arnder (left) and Gerald Daniel congratulate Tyler Utt on graduating from course. Arnder later reminded parents to talk with their children every day because they will be with their children for the rest of their lives while DARE is only a 10 week course. From mtairynews.com. Jones Intermediate School Drug Abuse Resistance […]

Bulloch fifth graders graduate DARE

Posted on November 23, 2014 by in Georgia, Hometown

From www.wistv.com. BULLOCH CO., GA (WTOC) – Nearly 400 Bulloch County students graduated the DARE program in a ceremony Thursday morning. The fifth graders completed the semester-long course that teaches students how to resist/avoid drugs, alcohol, and peer pressure. The class also covers bullying. The course is sponsored and taught by deputies from the Bulloch County Sheriff’s […]

Fair Lawn D.A.R.E. graduates are honored

Posted on November 19, 2014 by in Hometown, New Jersey

The sixth-grade D.A.R.E. graduates at Memorial Middle School are joined by members of the Fair Lawn Police Department and school officials on Nov. 14. Click to view full image. From NorthJersey.com. Fair Lawn – The sixth-graders graduating from the D.A.R.E. program at Memorial Middle School were given some advice about making good choices by someone who […]

D.A.R.E. set to return to Bucyrus Secondary School

Posted on November 16, 2014 by in Hometown, Ohio

From wbco.com. After a short hiatus, the D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program is back in the classroom at Bucyrus Secondary School. Sixth grade students in Mrs. Felecia Ervin’s class participate in the program every Friday over twelve weeks that began Sept. 9. Crawford County Sheriff’s Deputy Chris Martin instructs the course during the twelve-week period. […]

LHS Distinguished Alumni feted

Posted on November 8, 2014 by in Hometown, Massachusetts

Michael J. Kuenzler, Class of 1979, who served as a Lowell police officer for many years and founded the department’s Drug Abuse Resistance Education program. He later became a businessman, first founding All Sports Promotions in 1998 and then purchasing Four Oaks Country Club in Dracut in 2012. From Lowell Sun. LOWELL — There was […]