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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 […]

More Anti-Drug Classes Needed

Posted on September 19, 2017 by in California, Hometown, News

Simi Valley

Praise goes out to VCSO for its recent arrest of two suspects in possession of $600,000 worth of methamphetamine. It’s always a good thing when a drug-smuggling operation is busted. It also continues to be frustrating when you hear a law enforcement officer say, “Our biggest headache is heroin,” which brings me to the issue […]

Students Celebrate Unity with Day at Park

Posted on September 19, 2017 by in Hometown, Indiana, News

Tribune photo by Aaron Piper: Seymour Middle School sixth-graders compete in Tug-O-War recently at Gaiser Park in Seymour as part of the D.A.R.E. Year End Party.

Tribune photo by Aaron Piper: Seymour Middle School sixth-graders compete in Tug-O-War recently at Gaiser Park in Seymour as part of the D.A.R.E. Year End Party. When the celebration for last year’s Drug Abuse Resistance Education graduates kept getting canceled, Seymour D.A.R.E. Officer Tim Toborg reached out to the new principal at Seymour Middle School […]

Richard Smith, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board California Representative

Posted on September 18, 2017 by in California, Hometown, Youth Advocacy Board

Richard Smith, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board California Representative

My name is Richard Smith and I am a junior from Tracy, California. I like to participate in speech and debate events and activities at my church. In my spare time I like to play guitar and saxophone. I volunteer at organizations in my community, like Brighter Christmas, Tracy Senior Association and Case for Kids. […]

D.A.R.E “Box” to Help Spark Discussion on Difficult Topics

Posted on September 10, 2017 by in Arkansas, Hometown, News

<a href="https://www.dare.org/d-a-r-e-box-to-help-spark-discussion-on-difficult-topics/" target="_blank">The D.A.R.E. Box at Visual and Performing Arts Magnet School</a>,<br />a way for students to anonymously ask questions

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – The Jonesboro Police Department D.A.R.E program created a way for students at one school to anonymously ask questions they want to be addressed. In a post on the JPD D.A.R.E Facebook page, a D.A.R.E Box has been set up at Visual and Performing Arts Magnet School. The questions placed in the […]

County Schools Launch New D.A.R.E. Program

Posted on September 10, 2017 by in Hometown, News, North Carolina

Sheriff Jimmy Combs, left, shakes hands with Dr. Travis Reeves, superintendent of Surry County Schools, after getting approval to launch a new D.A.R.E. initiative in the four county middle schools

DOBSON — The Surry County Board of Education has given approval for the Surry County Sheriff’s Office to implement a new D.A.R.E. program at the middle school level. Photo: Sheriff Jimmy Combs, left, shakes hands with Dr. Travis Reeves, superintendent of Surry County Schools, this week after getting approval to launch a new D.A.R.E. initiative […]

Officers Recognized for Years of Dedication to Teaching D.A.R.E.

Posted on September 7, 2017 by in Hometown, Illinois, News, Spotlight

Illinois D.A.R.E. Officers Association

25 officers in Illinois have spent 20 or more years teaching D.A.R.E. to students. The Illinois D.A.R.E. Officers Association recently honored 25 police officers from around the state for long careers focused on positive interaction with youth through the program which debuted three decades ago. Each officer has spent at least 20 years teaching kids […]

7,000 books for the African Library Project from Tracy D.A.R.E.

Posted on August 28, 2017 by in California, Hometown, News

Tracy D.A.R.E.

On Saturday, August 26, 2017, the students, parents, and teachers of the Tracy Police Department D.A.R.E. program, led by Officer Steve Abercrombie, collected, sorted, and boxed over 7,000 books for the African Library Project The books collected earlier in the summer already had an impact beyond measure on deprived junior high school students in the […]

Washington YAB Representative Danielle Littrell at the Benton County Fair

Posted on August 27, 2017 by in Hometown, News, Washington, Youth Advocacy Board

Danielle Littrell, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board Washington Representative

I got the great opportunity to work with D.A.R.E. Officer JP Benitez at the Benton County Fair on Wednesday the 23rd and Thursday the 24th. We handed out information pamphlets to parents and interacted with children who were past and future D.A.R.E. graduates! – Danielle Littrell, Washington YAB Representative

Pike County Sheriff Phil Bueki Honored at his Last D.A.R.E. Graduation on May 31, 2016

Posted on August 25, 2017 by in Hometown, Pennsylvania

Pike County Sheriff Phil Bueki honored at his last D.A.R.E. graduation

Pike County Sheriff Phil Bueki was honored at Delaware Valley High School on Tuesday [May 31, 2016] at his last D.A.R.E. graduation. He served 30 years of service as a Drug Awareness Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) officer. D.A.R.E. is a school-based drug-prevention and education program for fifth graders and older children that is funded privately but […]