February 11, 2016

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.

LEAD Supports DA.R.E. in Texas

Posted on December 19, 2015 by in Hometown, Texas

Lions Club donation for D.A.R.E. program McLennan County Sheriff Parnell McNamara accepted a $2,650 check from LEAD (Lions Effort Against Drugs) of District 2X-3 for the D.A.R.E. (Drug Awareness Resistance Education) program operated by the sheriff and his staff. The LEAD program is funded by the clubs in District 2X-3. Pictured are (from left) Terry […]

Retro Bill Keynote Speaker at Indiana and California D.A.R.E. Graduations

Posted on December 17, 2015 by in California, Hometown, Indiana

  Retro Bill says “HELLO” and wants to let you know he is out there doing his best for D.A.R.E.

D.A.R.E. Students Reaching Out Across the Globe

Posted on December 10, 2015 by in California, Hometown

When Tracy D.A.R.E. Officer Steve Abercrombie (right) and his D.A.R.E. students take on a project they think big.  They see  boundaries and borders not as obstacles but just another challenge to overcome on the road to a successful project.  So it should be no surprise that Officer Abercrombie, his D.A.R.E. students, and the whole community […]

Pecos Fifth Graders Help Peers in Need from Across the Border

Posted on December 10, 2015 by in Hometown, Hometown International, Mexico, Texas

D.A.R.E. Officer Olga Keese and her D.A.R.E. students helping D.A.R.E. students in Ojinaga, Mexico.   The article below, as well as the image and video, was originally published on www.cbs7.com. PECOS – The Pecos D.A.R.E. program is stepping up once again to help those across the border. On Monday afternoon it was a group of […]

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

Posted on November 16, 2015 by in Hometown, Massachusetts

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 […]