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Sheriff D.A.R.E.s to Reconsider Drug Program

Posted on October 18, 2017 by in D.A.R.E. Comeback, Hometown, News, Tennessee

Roane County TN Sheriff

Roane County Sheriff Jack Stockton’s opinion of D.A.R.E. has changed over the years. So much so that his office is implementing it back into the Roane County School System. Roane County Sheriff Jack Stockton wasn’t a fan of the D.A.R.E. program in 2014. “You can talk about D.A.R.E. all day long,” Stockton said during a […]

Educators Happy to See D.A.R.E. Program in Schools

Posted on October 9, 2017 by in D.A.R.E. Comeback, Hometown, New Jersey, News

D.A.R.E. New Jersey

BRIDGEWATER – Children are not the only ones who learn important lessons in the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program. “You will change their life,” said Frank Pegueros, president of D.A.R.E. America, who led a week-long training last month of 22 police officers from throughout the state at the Somerville Elks. “They will change your […]

D.A.R.E. Program Reinstated

Posted on September 23, 2017 by in D.A.R.E. Comeback, Hometown, New Jersey, News

Members of the Washington Township Public School District, administration and police department recognized the implementation of the D.A.R.E. program on Friday, Sept. 15, at Bells Elementary School. From left are Bells School Principal Ginny Grier, Police Chief Patrick Gurcsik, Director of Elementary Education Gretchen Gerber, Business Administrator Jason Gonter, Councilwoman Angela Donato, Lt. Kenneth Kennedy, Ofc. Joe Rowson, Superintendent Joseph Bollendorf, Ofc. Gerry Egizi and Mayor Joann Gattinelli. From <a href="https://washingtontownshipsun.com/mayors-message-reduce-reuse-recycle-827561e95eb9" target="_blank" rel="noopener">The Washington Township Sun</a>

Photo (click to view the full image): Members of the Washington Township Public School District, administration and police department recognized the implementation of the D.A.R.E. program on Friday, Sept. 15, at Bells Elementary School. From left are Bells School Principal Ginny Grier, Police Chief Patrick Gurcsik, Director of Elementary Education Gretchen Gerber, Business Administrator Jason […]

D.A.R.E. is Back in School

Posted on August 23, 2017 by in Arkansas, D.A.R.E. Comeback, Hometown

D.A.R.E. is Back in School

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – Students are back in class and so are D.A.R.E. officers. Drug Abuse Resistance Education program kicked off today at Jonesboro Public Schools. Jonesboro Police D.A.R.E. officers stopped by the Health and Wellness Environmental Studies Magnet school Tuesday morning. Corporal Kevin Foust with the Jonesboro Police Department D.A.R.E. program said their visit […]

Weymouth Officials Welcome Return of D.A.R.E. Program

Posted on June 28, 2017 by in D.A.R.E. Comeback, Hometown, Massachusetts, News

Weymouth Police

Weymouth officials hope to discourage pre-teens from abusing opioid drugs by restoring the Drug Abuse Resistance Education or D.A.R.E. curriculum under a $13,240 grant received through state Attorney General Maura Healey’s Youth Opioid Prevention program. Weymouth officials hope to discourage pre-teens from abusing opioid drugs by restoring the Drug Abuse Resistance Education or D.A.R.E. curriculum […]

Lake Sheriff Bringing Back Drug-Education Program to Classrooms

Posted on June 27, 2017 by in D.A.R.E. Comeback, Florida, Hometown, News

Lake County Sheriff Peyton Grinnell

A law officer practicing a drug-education awareness course for elementary students tried to get a group of deputies excited. “What time is it?” Martin County deputy sheriff Andrea Olson asked the group. The muffled response prompted her to goad them: “Louder, louder!” This time the deputies — portraying schoolkids in a mock exercise — offered […]

D.A.R.E. Program to Make Comeback in Lake County Schools

Posted on June 7, 2017 by in D.A.R.E. Comeback, Florida, Hometown, News

Lake County Schools

TAVARES — The anti-drug program D.A.R.E. is preparing to make a comeback in Lake County schools after years on the sidelines because of budget cuts. Deputies from the Lake County Sheriff’s Office started going through an 80-hour training class on Monday for the Drug Abuse Resistance Education program, which will prepare them to teach fifth-grade […]

D.A.R.E. Program Staging Comeback

Posted on May 29, 2017 by in D.A.R.E. Comeback, Hometown, New Jersey, News

D.A.R.E. Program Staging Comeback

Bergenfield Police Officer Kyle Witty, Somerset County Prosecutor Michael Robertson, Branchburg Policer Officer Kate Proscia, Warren Township Police Officer Joe Grasso and Summit Police Officer Matthew Tarantino realize the value of the D.A.R.E. program in the war against drugs. (Photo by Mike Deak). BRIDGEWATER – The opioid epidemic in New Jersey and the rest of […]

400-plus Grade 6 Students Graduate from D.A.R.E.

Posted on April 22, 2017 by in Alberta, Canada, D.A.R.E. Comeback, Hometown, Hometown International, News

Between STAR Catholic and Black Gold School Division, more than 400 Grade 6 students graduated from the DARE program on April 19. Each student received a certificate from their DARE instructor and School Resource Officer Cst. Neil Muz.

After three years of absence, this year’s Grade 6 students graduated from the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program. New school resource officer Cst. Neil Muz reintroduced the program into City of Leduc Schools. He has been teaching the course for the last 12 years in every community he’s been posted in and has seen […]

Casa Senior Project Helps D.A.R.E. Program

Posted on April 22, 2017 by in California, D.A.R.E. Comeback, Hometown, News

Two Casa Grande High School students make their Senior Project a fundraising event for the #Petaluma Police Department's DARE Program. Photo by Mike Harris via Twitter.

Two Casa Grande High school students have made a major contribution to the Petaluma Police Department’s D.A.R.E. program through their senior project. Photo by Mike Harris via Twitter. Tony Pleinnikul and Mathew Kupes organized a Tip a Cop event at Pongo’s Kitchen. The restaurant also donated 15 percent of each bill during the promotion. Along […]