October 01, 2014

Daring to Make a Difference

Posted on September 18, 2014 by in Hometown, Texas

D.A.R.E. Officer Ty Viehmann focuses on GISD students. From The Graham Leader. Officer Ty Viehmann can typically be found roaming the hallways of the schools within Graham ISD, joking with kids and receiving plenty of hugs and high fives. He’s been in law enforcement for 18 years, 15 of those with the Graham Police Department, […]

Baby Boomer Stays Busy by Educating Kids About Dangers of Drugs

Posted on September 16, 2014 by in Hometown, News, Utah

From fox13now.com. In Thursday’s edition of Booming Forward, Dave Nemeth introduces us to a member of the baby boomer generation who refuses to slow down as long as he is able to make a difference in the lives of those who live in his community. See the video for more on Officer Loren Brumley, who works […]

Daren Visits the Handi-Capable Camp

Posted on September 16, 2014 by in Hometown, Indiana

Celebrity Mascot Daren-the-Lion with D.A.R.E. America

On September 13, 2014, Daren (D.A.R.E. Mascot) and D.A.R.E. Officer Floyd Hastings visited the Handi-Capable Camp at Bradford Woods in Martinsville, Indiana. Handi-Capable Camp provides outdoor recreation and overnight camping in scenic Southern Indiana for approximately 100 physically, mentally, and emotionally handicapped people each year. These campers get a chance to enjoy outdoor activities they’ve […]

SMPSO Deputy graduates from DARE training

Posted on September 14, 2014 by in Hometown, Louisiana

From KATC.com. From August 17th-28th, Deputy Troy Dupuis attended an intensive two week (80 hour) D.A.R.E. Training in Baton Rouge to become the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office new D.A.R.E. Officer. The training encompassed team building exercises, lesson plan construction, classroom management, communication skills, along with other areas of instruction. Each student was assigned a […]

New D.A.R.E. Officer Named

Posted on September 12, 2014 by in Hometown, Louisiana, News

From Richland Today. Richland Parish Sheriff Lee Harrell has named Deputy Chris Crawford as the department’s new D.A.R.E Deputy. “Deputy Crawford has completed the D.A.R.E. Officer Training and is certified with the State of Louisiana as a D.A.R.E. Instructor,” Harrell said. The course to become a D.A.R.E. instructor is a rigorous two-week school.  Richland Parish […]

Student Videos

Posted on September 11, 2014 by in Hometown, Spotlight

We love videos by students that speak to the core values and mission of D.A.R.E. Here are a few and more coming.  

Daren the Lion Mascot Costume

Posted on September 10, 2014 by in News, Officers

A great investment to get the most of your D.A.R.E.® Program. Make appearances at parades, carnivals, fairs, sporting events and shopping malls. An excellent addition to your D.A.R.E. graduation. Loved by children & adults. Interact with your local D.A.R.E. sponsors. Produced by by Scollon Productions, one of the world’s leading costume creators. Premium quality construction. Easily maintained. Fits slim […]

Jeffrey Russo Rensselaer County’s new D.A.R.E. officer

Posted on September 8, 2014 by in Hometown, New York, News

From The Record. TROY – Rensselaer County has a new D.A.R.E. officer County Sheriff Jack Mahar announced Rensselaer County Deputy Jeffrey Russo spent two weeks in an intensive D.A.R.E. officers instructors training class in Montour Falls-The NYS Academy of Fire Science. “Deputy Russo’s hard work paid off- he was honored with the John Jantzen Award […]

Kelly Wiser Named New County DARE Officer

Posted on September 4, 2014 by in Hometown, Texas

(Right) Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy Kelly Wiser is replacing (left) Brad Cummings as HCSO D.A.R.E. and public information officer. From www.myssnews.com. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office this week officially announced a change in educational leadership. Deputy Kelly Wiser has recently received training to replace Brad Cummings as HCSO D.A.R.E. and public information officer. “We are sad […]

D.A.R.E. Program Receives Donation

Posted on September 2, 2014 by in Hometown, Wisconsin

Pictured from left: Sheriff Brian Schmidt, Deputy Laurie Zondlo, Dolores Gradinjan, and Linda Schweikert. (Click to see the full image). From Price County Review. Recently the Price County D.A.R.E. Program received a generous $200 donation from the AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Post #50. Deputy Laurie Zondlo along with Sheriff Brian Schmidt graciously accepted the donation from […]