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Anne Arundel “D.A.R.E.(S)” to Expand Opioid Prevention Education

Posted on February 21, 2018 by in Curriculum, Hometown, Maryland, News, School Safety

Anne Arundel D.A.R.E. Car

As the nation’s opioid epidemic continues to grow, police departments and schools are looking for more ways to fight back. In Maryland’s Anne Arundel County, they’ve found a new path to follow by returning to an older one: D.A.R.E. Anne Arundel, a suburban county located between Baltimore and Annapolis, discontinued the D.A.R.E. program after the […]

Sidney Fifth-Graders Graduate from D.A.R.E.

Posted on February 9, 2018 by in Hometown, Maryland, News

Sidney Fifth-Graders Graduate from D.A.R.E.

For nearly 30 years, the Sidney Central School District has participated in the D.A.R.E. Program. This past Tuesday, the school maintained that tradition and held its annual graduation ceremony for the fifth-grade class. Fifty-seven students graduated from the program during the ceremony, which was led by Sidney Police Department Sargent Jan Gorshack. Gorshack, who teaches the […]

Maryland’s 32nd D.A.R.E. Officer Training Graduates

Posted on February 9, 2018 by in Hometown, Maryland, News

<a href="https://www.dare.org/marylands-32nd-d-a-r-e-officer-training-graduates/" target="_blank">Maryland’s 32nd D.A.R.E. Officer Training Graduates</a>

The Maryland D.A.R.E. Training Center graduated its 32nd D.A.R.E. Officer Training class on October 6, 2018 at the Maryland Public Safety Education and Training Center in Sykesville, MD. The thirty-one participants included 17 Maryland officers and 14 from out-of-state; including DARE America Staff, Ontario and Newfoundland (Canada), California, Florida, Minnesota, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Rhode […]

D.A.R.E. Returns to Anne Arundel County, Maryland

Posted on January 27, 2018 by in D.A.R.E. Comeback, Hometown, Maryland, News

Anne Arundel County Public Schools

The return of D.A.R.E. to Anne Arundel County was announced by County Executive Steve Schuh, Anne Arundel County Public Schools Superintendent George Arlotto, and Police Chief Timothy Altomare. D.A.R.E., which was part of the county schools’ curriculum from the 1990s to 2003, will be taught at Annapolis, Corkran, and Lindale middle schools starting in February this […]

Alyssa Gibson, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board Maryland Representative

Posted on December 29, 2017 by in Hometown, Maryland, Youth Advocacy Board

Alyssa Gibson, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board Maryland Representative

My name is Alyssa Gibson and I am currently a Senior at a High School in Maryland. I have been the Maryland D.A.R.E. YAB for the last year now, and I have had an incredible time. Besides being a D.A.R.E. YAB, I am an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) at my local firehouse and volunteer at […]

Worcester Prep Fifth-Graders Participate In Drug Abuse Resistance Education Program

Posted on March 21, 2017 by in Hometown, Maryland, News

Worcester Prep Fifth-Graders Participate In Drug Abuse Resistance Education Program

Worcester Prep fifth-graders recently participated in the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program taught by Sgt. Matt Crisafulli of the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office. The purpose of the D.A.R.E. program is to teach children refusal skills to avoid the temptation of drug experimentation and peer pressure. Fifth-grade teachers Mrs. Jenkins and Mrs. Shockley presented the […]

D.A.R.E. Graduation 2016 at Calverton School

Posted on November 2, 2016 by in Hometown, Maryland, News

D.A.R.E. Graduation 2016 at Calverton School

The D.A.R.E. 5th Grade Students Graduation at Calverton School was held on October 27, 2016 in the Bowen-Thomas Theater. DFC Andrew Clas, D.A.R.E. Instructor, introduced Sheriff Mike Evans and Commissioner Pat Nutter, who both wished the graduates well in the future, free from drugs. Commissioner Nutter told the class that he had attended the graduation […]

Charles County Sheriff’s Officers Complete D.A.R.E. Instructor Training

Posted on October 12, 2016 by in Hometown, Maryland, News

Charles County Sheriff's Office, Maryland

Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry is pleased to announce the graduation of three school resource officers from the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Instructor training recently held at the Public Safety Education and Training Center in Sykesville. PFC Ronald Walls, Cpl. Kimberly Selkirk, and PFC Dave Snyder were among 20 officers from across the […]

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Making a Difference for Children

Posted on October 4, 2015 by in Hometown, Maryland, News

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Personnel

From Southern Maryland News Net. Sheriff Troy D. Berry and members of the CCSO would like to congratulate PFC Lewis Payne (Thomas Stone High School), Officer Melanie Tyner (John Hanson Middle School), and Officer Eugene Caballero (Davis Middle School) who graduated from Drug Abuse and Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) training today. The D.A.R.E. program teaches students good […]

MD D.A.R.E. YAB Representative is Distinguished Young Woman of Maryland 2015

Posted on July 14, 2014 by in Hometown, Maryland, News, Youth Advocacy Board Alumni

Nicole Lusk

Nicole Lusk, MD D.A.R.E. YAB Representative, was awarded the Distinguished Young Woman of Maryland 2015 title along with over $2,600 in scholarship monies to be used at any college of her choice, an all expense paid two-week trip to Mobile, Alabama for the Distinguished Young Women Finals in June 2015, photo shoots by an official […]