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Las Cruces Teen Named D.A.R.E. Youth Advisor

Posted on August 16, 2014 by in Hometown, New Mexico, Youth Advisory Board

From www.kdbc.com. Dona Ana County, NM — The New Mexico Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Officers’ Association held its annual training conference in Silver City this month, which was attended by D.A.R.E. officers from the Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Office. The annual training offers facilitators updates on classroom curricula, classroom management techniques, attending to children […]

Local Youngsters Attend State Sheriffs’ Camp

Posted on August 13, 2014 by in Hometown, New York

Nine Madison County children boarded a charter bus Sunday afternoon, Aug. 3, on their way to the 2014 New York State Sheriffs’ Association Institute’s Summer Camp, located near Penn Yan on Keuka Lake. From Utica Observer-Dispatch. MADISON COUNTY, NY – Nine Madison County children boarded a charter bus Sunday afternoon, Aug. 3, on their way […]

Punta Gorda Police Officer Receives Appointment from Governor Rick Scott

Posted on August 11, 2014 by in Florida, Hometown

Punta Gorda Police Officer First Class Joe Angelini has been appointed by Governor Rick Scott to the Children’s Services Council of Charlotte County. The Children’s Services Council advises the Board of County Commissioners on measures necessary to promote the general welfare of children in Charlotte County. Among other services, they also allocate and provide funds […]

Berlin School to Get Doski Back as Resource Officer

Posted on August 11, 2014 by in Connecticut, Hometown

From New Britain Herald. BERLIN — A familiar face will return to McGee Middle School when its doors open later this month. Officer Richard Doski, who has headed the D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program at the school in the past, will be the school’s first resource officer. With safety always a top priority, School […]

D.A.R.E. Car Show Takes Shape

Posted on August 7, 2014 by in Hometown, Illinois

At right: Visitors to the 2013 D.A.R.E. Car Show gather around a 1966 Cobra in the parking lot at Edwardsville High School. From The Edwardsville Intelligencer. The Edwardsville Police Department will be hosting its 23rd annual D.A.R.E. Car Show on Aug. 17 at the Edwardsville High School Parking lot. The annual show, which is free […]

Tazewell Sheriff Named Top D.A.R.E. Administrator in Virginia

Posted on August 7, 2014 by in Hometown, Virginia

From Bluefield Daily Telegraph.  TAZEWELL, Va. — Tazewell County Sheriff Brian Hieatt has been named the top D.A.R.E. administrator in Virginia for 2014. The Gary B. Payne D.A.R.E, Administrator of the Year award is given annually to a law enforcement administrator who has demonstrated a high degree of commitment to the D.A.R.E., or Drug Abuse […]

Law Enforcement from Around the State Gather in Grant County for D.A.R.E. Conference

Posted on August 4, 2014 by in Hometown, New Mexico, News

Grant County Sheriff Raul Villanueva receives award for his D.A.R.E. work. From Silver City Sun-News.  SILVER CITY, NM – Law enforcement officers from Alamogordo, Porales, Gallup, Ramah Navajo Indian reservation, Las Cruces and Rio Rancho, along with sheriff’s deputies from Grant County, Otero County and Dona Ana County, gathered Wednesday morning at the Grant County […]

First Person: D.A.R.E. Youth Rep Accepts Challenge to Help Others

Posted on August 4, 2014 by in California, Hometown

The original mentors and mentees of Tracy D.A.R.E. to Pay it Forward, founded by Gianna Mousalimas

At right: The original mentors and mentees of Tracy D.A.R.E. to Pay it Forward, founded by Gianna Mousalimas. From Tracy Press, by Gianna Mousalimas. This year, I will be a Tracy High senior. I have been the Drug Abuse Resistance Education Youth Advisory Board representative for the state of California for the past two years, and I am […]

Linn Sergeant’s D.A.R.E. Role Advances

Posted on July 31, 2014 by in Hometown, Wisconsin

From Lake Geneva Regional News.  LINN, WI — Police Sgt. James Bushey must have a knack for working with children. Earlier this year, he was praised by a Walworth County Health and Human Services official for his work in a case involving an elementary school student. Now, Bushey is becoming more involved with the state […]

Hooper Academy Honors Corporal Kofee Anderson

Posted on July 31, 2014 by in Alabama, Hometown

Teachers at the Hooper Academy wrote: “Corporal Anderson is an awesome asset to Hooper Academy. He is like a father figure to the students on campus. They love and respect him. He uses his sense of humor to build rapport with them and gains their trust. He also will not hesitate to discipline them when […]