September 21, 2017

Alamogordo Student Chosen For D.A.R.E. Youth Advisory Board

Posted on September 19, 2017 by in Hometown, New Mexico

Bowen Perry, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board New Mexico Representative

After a state-wide search, an Alamogordo high school student has been selected to represent New Mexico as part of the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Youth Advisory Board. Bowen Perry, 16, was named to the position during the New Mexico D.A.R.E. Officers Association In-Service Conference that was held over the summer in Red River, N.M. […]

Collaboration Focuses on Student Outreach

Posted on September 19, 2017 by in Hometown, New Mexico, News

Red Ribbon

DEMING – A joint effort between city, schools, the Deming Police Department and the Deming Masonic Lodge, No. 12, is making sure that students understand the meaning of “Just Say No” to illegal drugs, stand up against peer pressure and call out bullying. Deming Police and the Deming Public Schools are working with a program […]

Cyber Bullying Addressed at Cobre School Board Meeting

Posted on October 3, 2016 by in Bullying, Hometown, Internet Safety, New Mexico, News


BAYARD — Cyber bullying is a problem parents need to address and one that can be handled through the D.A.R.E. program according to members of the Cobre Consolidated Schools Board at its most recent meeting. Student representative Hannah Burnette discussed cyber bullying board meeting after the topic originated at a student meeting. Burnette said students […]

YAB Members Participate in Creating PSA Video to Promote D.A.R.E. myPlaybook High School Curriculum

Posted on July 5, 2016 by in Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Hometown, Illinois, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, News, Oklahoma, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin, Youth Advocacy Board


Recently 12 select members of our D.A.R.E. Youth Advocacy Board participated in creating a public service announce (PSA) video to promote D.A.R.E. myPlaybook High School Curriculum. All 12 YAB members were invited to Orlando, Florida for a workshop on June 6-9, 2016, hosted by D.A.R.E. America’s CEO, Frank Pegueros, Director of Project Development, Mistie Bell-Renfro […]

Miniature K-9 is Well-Loved Helper in Corrales D.A.R.E. Program

Posted on July 3, 2016 by in Hometown, New Mexico

Cheyenne, equipped with her own miniature police vest and badges, accompanies Walter Heaton on his patrol rounds. (Zita Fletcher/Rio Rancho Observer) Thu Jun 30 18:38:06 -0600 2016 1467333486 FILENAME: 214656.jpg

Meet the smallest member of the Corrales Police Department: Cheyenne, a 9-year-old teacup Chihuahua. Despite her tiny size, she has a big presence in the community. “She helps me with my D.A.R.E. program,” said Corrales D.A.R.E. officer Walter Heaton. “That’s basically her job.” Right: Cheyenne, equipped with her own miniature police vest and “badges,” accompanies […]

New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez recognizes Rio Rancho D.A.R.E. Officer Chris Beck as a New Mexico True Hero

Posted on December 12, 2015 by in Hometown, New Mexico, News

New Mexico True Hero Chris Beck

Officer Beck was recognized for his efforts in bringing D.A.R.E. to Rio Rancho where he reaches 450 students every year. Officer Beck also leads the Students Achieving For Excellence (SAFE) before and after school program with more than 500 students.   Awesome job, Chris! The article below was originally published on the Governor Susana […]

Las Cruces Teen Named D.A.R.E. Youth Advisor

Posted on August 16, 2014 by in Hometown, New Mexico, Youth Advocacy Board

Brighton Joe Turner, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advisory Board New Mexico Representative

From Dona Ana County, NM — The New Mexico Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Officers’ Association held its annual training conference in Silver City this month, which was attended by D.A.R.E. officers from the Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Office. The annual training offers facilitators updates on classroom curricula, classroom management techniques, attending to children […]

Law Enforcement from Around the State Gather in Grant County for D.A.R.E. Conference

Posted on August 4, 2014 by in Hometown, New Mexico, News

Grant County DARE Camp

Grant County Sheriff Raul Villanueva receives award for his D.A.R.E. work. From Silver City Sun-News.  SILVER CITY, NM – Law enforcement officers from Alamogordo, Porales, Gallup, Ramah Navajo Indian reservation, Las Cruces and Rio Rancho, along with sheriff’s deputies from Grant County, Otero County and Dona Ana County, gathered Wednesday morning at the Grant County […]