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Nomination for the 2015 Daryl F. Gates D.A.R.E. Lifetime Achievement Award, D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year Award, D.A.R.E. Educator of the Year Award

Posted on Feb 22nd, 2015

2015 DARE Conference

D.A.R.E. America is accepting nominations for the 2015 Daryl F. Gates D.A.R.E. Lifetime Achievement, D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year, and D.A.R.E. Educator of the Year Awards. Recipients of these…

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Cavazos’ dream comes true

Posted on Nov 18th, 2014

Stephanie Cavazos

Stephanie Cavazos in front of her patrol car. From Alice Echo-News Journal. A dream inspired at the age of 10 through the Drug Abuse Resistance Education program became a reality on Wednesday,…

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Comal ISD Students in Good Hands as District Celebrates America’s Safe Schools Week

Posted on Nov 1st, 2014

Comal ISD D.A.R.E.

Comal ISD student Shantè Williams gives Comal County Sheriff’s Deputy Homer Balderas and Daren a hug during a D.A.R.E. graduation ceremony. From AmericanTowns.com. Comal ISD has always taken…

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Be Safe Online: Heath Department of Public Safety Seminar

Posted on Oct 29th, 2014

DPS Texas

From Blue Ribbon News. HEATH, TX (October 28, 2014) How do you keep personal and password information protected? How do you conduct secure transactions over the web? How do you keep kids from…

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Google teaches Round Rock ISD students about Internet safety

Posted on Oct 9th, 2014

PFC Robert P. Hernandez Middle School

Google representatives visited PFC Robert P. Hernandez Middle School Oct. 9 to give a tutorial on Internet safety. The interactive 45-minute presentation is geared toward middle school students and…

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Former Refugio Sheriff known for drug busts dies

Posted on Oct 5th, 2014

James Hodges

From Victoria Advocate. A true South Texas lawman died Tuesday, and many are mourning. Former Refugio County Sheriff James "Jimmy" Hodges was 74. During his 28-year tenure as sheriff, he was…

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Daring to Make a Difference

Posted on Sep 18th, 2014

Ty Viehmann

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…

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COPs Get More Insight on Safety

Posted on Sep 7th, 2014

Johnson County Courthouse in Cleburne, Texas

From Burleson Star. Right: Johnson County Courthouse in Cleburne, Texas. Image by David R. Tribble. Eighteen public safety agencies from across the state sent 115 citizens on patrol to Johnson…

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Kelly Wiser Named New County DARE Officer

Posted on Sep 4th, 2014

Hopkins County Sheriff

(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…

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Back To School Anti-Bullying Rally

Posted on Aug 31st, 2014

Back To School Anti-Bullying Rally

From www.kiiitv.com. CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) - Back here at home with school now underway it's an issue that students and parents need to be aware of bullying. Saturday, several organizers…

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