October 04, 2015

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

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

From TAPinto.net. 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

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

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

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 Kgiugler@vil.shorewood.il.us; training@tri-river.org

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

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

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 […]

Students Complete D.A.R.E Program

Posted on June 7, 2015 by in Hometown, Kentucky

From WTVQ. Click image for full view. LONDON, Ky. (WTVQ) — Officers from the London Police Department recently held graduations for the D.A.R.E. program at several local schools. D.A.R.E stands for Drug Abuse Resistance and Education. Officials say this program teaches Fifth grade students about the harmful effects of different drugs, including alcohol and tobacco. […]

D.A.R.E. Grads Celebrate Life Skills Training at St. Joseph’s

Posted on June 7, 2015 by in Canada, Hometown, Hometown International, Ontario

From Shoreline Beacon. Click image for full view. SAUGEEN SHORES – The acronym D.A.R.E. means different things to different grade five students in Saugeen Shores – but to all, of them, it offers practical life skills. Reading from a mandatory D.A.R.E. essay, St. Joseph’s Catholic School student Sierra Clark, 10, said the program will help her make smart […]

Countywide D.A.R.E. Graduation Held in Lanesboro

Posted on June 7, 2015 by in Hometown, Minnesota

From Bluff Country Newspaper. Photo: Fillmore County Sheriff Tom Kaase opened the DARE graduation ceremony with a history of how it began 25 years ago. BRETTA GRABAU/BLUFF COUNTRY NEWS GROUP. This year, students from five area schools, Lanesboro, Kingsland, Mabel-Canton, Rushford-Peterson and Fillmore Central, gathered in the Lanesboro gymnasium to receive certificates for completing the 10-lesson DARE […]