November 29, 2015

Retiring Easton police sergeant says he’s ‘luckiest guy in the world’

Posted on November 16, 2015 by in Hometown, Massachusetts

Easton police Sgt. Michael Fox is retiring after 35 years in town, Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015. - Dave DeMelia/The Enterprise.

From Easton Journal: Photo: Easton police Sgt. Michael Fox is retiring after 35 years in town, Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015. – Dave DeMelia/The Enterprise. Click for full view. EASTON – Twenty-one-year-old Michael Fox walked into a prison cell at MCI-Cedar Junction in Walpole with “Cadillac” Frank Salemme, a mobster who became a hit man. With his […]

Mississippi D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2015 Graduates

Posted on October 27, 2015 by in Hometown, Mississippi, Training

Congratulations to the latest graduates of the Mississippi D.A.R.E. Officer Training, held October 5-15, 2015. The 16 new D.A.R.E. Officers will not only be teaching D.A.R.E. in Mississippi but will be returning to their agencies to teach D.A.R.E. in Texas, Missouri, Arkansas, New Mexico, and Alabama.

2015 Indiana D.A.R.E. Essay Winner

Posted on October 6, 2015 by in Hometown, Indiana

2015 Indiana D.A.R.E. Essay Winner Grace Surber
Nominated by D.A.R.E. Officer Tim Williams, Mishawaka P.D.
(L to R): 2015 Essay Winner Grace Surber and D.A.R.E. Officer Tim Williams (Mishawaka P.D.)

Image: 2015 Essay Winner Grace Surber and D.A.R.E. Officer Tim Williams of Mishawaka P.D. Read Grace’s winning essay below. DARE, a Life Changer By: Grace Surber | On: May 10, 2015 You hear people talk about DARE all the time. About how it helps so many middle schoolers and teens say, “No” to drugs and alcohol. […]

Summit P.D. Vehicles Earn Awards at Regional Law Enforcement Car Show

Posted on September 20, 2015 by in Hometown, New Jersey

Summit NJ PD Vehicle Awards

From Summit Police Department Sergeant Rick Proctor, left, and Officer Matthew Tarrantino with show awards in hand. Photo credit: City of Summit Photo Services. SUMMIT, NJ – The Summit Police Department’s custom Dodge Magnum D.A.R.E. vehicle took home the “Best Special Purpose Vehicle” and “Ladies Choice” awards at law enforcement car show held in West Chester, PA. […]

Anna Maria Elementary Welcomes a New School Resource Officer

Posted on September 19, 2015 by in Florida, Hometown

Teacher Tina Goffred’s 1st Grade Class at Anna Maria Elementary

From The Islander. Teacher Tina Goffred’s first-grade class stops Sept. 3 to show their library books to school resource officer Josh Fleischer, right, and clinician Vicki Dunning at Anna Maria Elementary, 4700 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Photo by Kristin Swain. Click to view full image. The 2015-16 school year has begun at Anna Maria Elementary […]

Scott Custer Named South Windsor’s Deputy Police Chief

Posted on September 11, 2015 by in Connecticut, Hometown

Scott Custer

From Hartford Courant. SOUTH WINDSOR — Lt. Scott P. Custer will serve as the police department’s new deputy chief of police, the department announced Thursday. Custer’s promotion will be effective Sunday. “I am really honored to have been selected to serve this community as deputy chief,” Custer said in a statement. “We see the strained […]

Illinois D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2016

Posted on September 2, 2015 by in Hometown, Illinois, Training

Plainfield IL Police Department

Illinois D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2016 When: February 15 – 26, 2015 Where: Plainfield, Illinois – 14300 Coil Plus Drive Contact: Kimberly Giugler – State Training Coordinator (815) 725-1460 x 702  for    (DARE related questions) (815) 630-5212 Tri – River    (registration questions) E-mail;

How Amazon Prime Day Can Help D.A.R.E.

Posted on July 15, 2015 by in News


July 15th is Amazon Prime Day with sales site wide that will rival Black Friday, exclusively for Prime members! What’s better is that with your Prime Day purchases, you can help support D.A.R.E.!  Our partner, iMyne, will make a donation each time you shop. Simply sign-up using the steps below!   1) Sign-up for your […]

On the Bright Side: Sheriffs host summer camp for kids

Posted on July 4, 2015 by in Hometown, New York

Sheriffs' Summer Camp

From The Daily Star (AP). Click image for full view. Funding from area sheriff’s departments will allow more than 60 local children from the four-county area to attend summer camp for free this year. In its 38th year, the New York State Sheriffs’ Association Institute’s Summer Camp, located on Keuka Lake near Penn Yan in Yates County, will accommodate […]

Southland 5th-graders Graduate D.A.R.E.

Posted on June 22, 2015 by in Georgia, Hometown

Soithland DARE Graduates 2015

From Americus Times-Recorder. Click image for full view. AMERICUS — The Southland Academy fifth-grade class graduated from the Drug and Alcohol Resistance Education Program on May 1 in the Jimmy Deriso Building. The dignified ceremony included the students’ leading the program with prayer, the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag, welcoming the speaker and their personal […]