May 03, 2016

Students Pledge to Remain Drug-Free

Posted on May 1, 2016 by in Hometown, New Hampshire

Right: Seabrook Middle School fifth-graders celebrated the completion of the school’s Drug Abuse Resistance Education program at a graduation event. Each student was required to write an essay that included a personal commitment to avoid drugs, tobacco, alcohol and violence. Photo by Kiki Evans/Seacoastonline. Click for full view. SEABROOK — Seabrook Middle School’s fifth-graders shared […]

D.A.R.E. Day photos from the Collier County Sheriff’s Office, Naples, FL

Posted on April 27, 2016 by in Events, Florida, Hometown

D.A.R.E. Day 2016 photos from the Collier County Sheriff’s Office, Naples, FL, featuring D.A.R.E. America ELEAB Member & Collier County Sheriff Kevin Rambosk, Dr. Kamala Patton – Collier County Public Schools Superintendent, the Elementary School Principals of the Collier County School System, DAREN & the Collier County Sheriff’s Office D.A.R.E. vehicle!! Right: Daren with the Collier County Sheriff’s […]

Proud D.A.R.E. Graduates

Posted on February 17, 2016 by in Hometown, New Jersey, News

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, Feb. 5 graduation ceremony at Valley View Middle School in Watchung. Master of ceremonies was D.A.R.E. Officer Scott Tallmadge and special guests included Watchung Police Chief Jospeh […]

Sweepstakes Winners Feb 15th, 2016 – Congratulations!

Posted on February 15, 2016 by in News

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

A Big D.A.R.E. America “Thank You” to D.AR.E. Instructor, Major Steve Gilbert, as he retires after 30 years of service!

Posted on February 11, 2016 by in Hometown, Indiana

Bedford D.A.R.E. Officer Retires (BEDFORD) – Bedford Police Major Steve Gilbert has retired after serving more than 30 years with the Bedford Police Department. Maj. Gilbert’s last day was Wednesday. “Steve was dedicated to serving the citizens of Bedford, especially the kids,” says Chief Dennis Parsley. “He is going to be dearly missed.” Parsley says […]

Santa Maria Police Department Graduates over 700 in its D.A.R.E. Program

Posted on February 3, 2016 by in California, Hometown

St. Mary of the Assumption School D.A.R.E. Graduation

RETRO BILL was the Keynote Speaker at the Santa Maria Police Department’s Annual D.A.R.E. Graduation hosted by D.A.R.E. Officer Al Torres. Over 700 6th Grade Santa-Maria Bonita School District students graduated from the D.A.R.E. Program at the end of the fall 2015 semester. Over 900 additional Santa-Maria Bonita School District students are currently enrolled in […]

Happy 20th Birthday to the Timmins Police D.A.R.E. Program

Posted on February 2, 2016 by in Canada, Hometown, Ontario

The Timmins Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) program celebrated its 20th birthday on Saturday to great fanfare. The program mascot Daren the Lion had a birthday party at the Timmins Public Library to mark the occasion and 40 children from the city attended the event complete with story time, crafts, pizza and cake. Click the […]

Oxford Resident Trooper Rescues Four-Legged Victim

Posted on February 1, 2016 by in Connecticut, Hometown

OXFORD, CT (January 27, 2016) – On Friday, January 22, 2016 at approximately 2:36 p.m., Trooper Donohoe #1073 was dispatched to 288 Governors Hill Road in the town of Oxford for an anonymous phone call regarding a German shepherd dog being neglected. Upon arriving on scene Trooper Donohoe spoke to the complainant who stated that […]

RETRO BILL was Keynote Speaker at the Pecos, Texas D.A.R.E. Graduation

Posted on January 25, 2016 by in Hometown, Texas

The International D.A.R.E. Safety & Self-Esteem Buddy RETRO BILL was in west  Texas (and Home of the World’s First Rodeo) recently, where he received a standing ovation as the Keynote Speaker for the Pecos, Texas Police Department and Pecos – Barstow – Torah Independent School District’s DARE Graduation, which was hosted by Pecos Police Department D.A.R.E. Officer, Olga […]

Congratulations to New D.A.R.E. Deputy Kirby Dawson and the Shreveport City Marshal’s Office

Posted on January 8, 2016 by in Hometown, Louisiana

Shreveport City Marshals office graduated its first D.A.R.E. class. This event took place on 12-10-15 @ Magnolia Charter school in Shreveport, where Deputy Kirby Dawson is the instructor. This was also the first D.A.R.E. program to be taught at Magnolia. The school graduated 108 5th graders. From Marshal Charlie Caldwell Jr.