October 17, 2017

Georgetown Fifth Grade Students Successfully Graduate D.A.R.E.

Posted on May 18, 2017 by in Hometown, Louisiana, News

Georgetown DARE Graduates 2017

GRANT PARISH, La. (GPSO) – On May 9, 2017, Georgetown fifth grade students celebrated their graduation from the D.A.R.E. program. Georgetown Principal Jennifer Winslett delivered the opening and closing remarks at the ceremony. Emma Winslett said the Pledge of Allegiance and fifth grader Micah Tims said the prayer. G.P.S.O. Corporal Donna Bryant, who was accompanied […]

Verda Elementary Students D.A.R.E. Program a Success

Posted on May 1, 2017 by in Hometown, Louisiana

Verda Elementary DARE Students

GRANT PARISH, La. (GPSO) – For Verda Elementary fifth grade teacher Denise Jordan, this year’s D.A.R.E. program was a triumph of determination and teamwork for her kids. On April 27, the students graduated from the D.A.R.E. program in a ceremony that took place at Verda Elementary and was attended by the proud family, friends and […]

Louisiana, BONCL Schools Complete the D.A.R.E. Program

Posted on January 1, 2017 by in Hometown, Louisiana, News

The 2016 D.A.R.E. essay winners at Louisiana Elementary were Johnny Picone, Devon Davis, Anna Ince and Raegan Bowser.

Two schools recently graduated students through the D.A.R.E. program. Louisiana Elementary School held its ceremony on Wednesday, Dec. 14, and BONCL completed its two student D.A.R.E. class on Friday, Dec. 16. At Louisiana Elementary, the students received their certificates individually by classroom. After each student received their certificate, the four winners of the essay contest […]

Caddo Deputy To Represent State D.A.R.E. Organization

Posted on August 10, 2016 by in Hometown, Louisiana, News

Deputy LaTienda Pierre Davis, 2016-17 President of the Louisiana D.A.R.E. Officers Association

A Caddo Sheriff’s Deputy has received a very big honor, and will use her new position to help keep school-aged kids away from drugs and violence. Deputy LaTienda Pierre Davis was sworn in as the 2016-17 President of the Louisiana D.A.R.E. Officers Association during the group’s annual awards banquet in Alexandria this past Thursday. A […]

D.A.R.E. Training Moves to Cenla After Recent Tragedies

Posted on August 5, 2016 by in Hometown, Louisiana, News

Officers at the 25th Annual D.A.R.E. Officer Training in Alexandria pause for a moment of silence to remember those whose lives have been lost this year. Photo by Addyson Baden.

ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) – More than 150 officers from all over the state were in Alexandria today for D.A.R.E. training. However, that was not the original plan. The conference was originally scheduled to be held in the Baton Rouge area, but due to recent events in the capitol city, they decided to move it to […]

Transparency, Consistency Goals for Gilley

Posted on July 1, 2016 by in Hometown, Louisiana

Gary Gilley

Gary Gilley characterized his first day as sheriff in Richland Parish as busy, and his plans for the parish indicate a desire to stay busy for the next four years. He was sworn in on Thursday and is already shaping department goals based around his campaign promises, including increased transparency. “I have an open door […]

Congratulations to New D.A.R.E. Deputy Kirby Dawson and the Shreveport City Marshal’s Office

Posted on January 8, 2016 by in Hometown, Louisiana

D.A.R.E. Deputy Kirby Dawson and the Shreveport City Marshals Office

Shreveport City Marshals office graduated its first D.A.R.E. class. This event took place on 12-10-15 @ Magnolia Charter school in Shreveport, where Deputy Kirby Dawson is the instructor. This was also the first D.A.R.E. program to be taught at Magnolia. The school graduated 108 5th graders. From Marshal Charlie Caldwell Jr.

A Letter from Chief Mike Knaps of the Baker, LA Police Department

Posted on January 15, 2015 by in 28th International Conference, Hometown, Louisiana

Mike Knaps

To my fellow D.A.R.E. Officers and extended D.A.R.E. family: As a member of the International D.A.R.E. Executive Law Enforcement Advisory Board and the Louisiana Association of Chiefs of Police I am so excited to have the opportunity to share the great State of Louisiana and the City of New Orleans with all of you for […]

Nearly 400 fifth graders graduated the fall semester DARE program taught by St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office

Posted on December 30, 2014 by in Hometown, Louisiana, Spotlight

At Our Lady of Prompt Succor School in Chalmette, Drug Abuse Resistance Education essay winners were, from left, Trent Jenning, Elizabeth Mahler and Victoria Pohlmann. Immediately behind them are DARE instructor Sgt. Darrin Miller, Maj. Chad Clark, Sheriff James Pohlmann and Lt. Lisa Jackson, who heads the DARE program. In the back row are officers from the Sheriff's Office Special Investigations Division which includes the Narcotics Unit. ((Photo by Steve Cannizaro))

Link to the original article The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office honored more than 100 fifth-graders at J.F. Gauthier Elementary School in St. Bernard and Our Lady of Prompt Succor School in Chalmette on Dec. 16-17 who completed a 12-week program in Drug Abuse Resistance Education, or DARE taught by instructors from the Sheriff’s Office. It […]

Two from Lake Area named to state D.A.R.E. advisory board

Posted on November 1, 2014 by in Hometown, Louisiana

Gary 'Stitch' Guillory and Bobby Robinson

In Photo: Gary “Stitch” Guillory (left) and Bobby Robinson (right). From KPLCtv.com. SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA (KPLC) – Gary “Stitch” Guillory and Bobby Robinson have been appointed to the state’s D.A.R.E. Advisory Board. The advisory board serves to develop, promote, monitor, and evaluate the D.A.R.E. program throughout the state and regulate the Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement regarding […]