October 20, 2017

D.A.R.E. Anti Bullying Campaign with Peter Piper Pizza in Eagle Pass, Texas

Posted on October 5, 2017 by in Hometown, News, Texas

D.A.R.E. Anti Bullying Campaign with Peter Piper Pizza in Eagle Pass, Texas

Eagle Pass ISD Police D.A.R.E. Instructor Michael Torralba working with schools and Peter Piper Pizza in awareness to resist bullying.

Eagle Pass Independent School District D.A.R.E. Graduation

Posted on June 2, 2017 by in Hometown, News, Texas

Eagle Pass Independent School District D.A.R.E. Graduation

D.A.R.E. Officer Michael Torralba of the Eagle Pass Independent School District held 2016-2017 D.A.R.E. Graduations for five elementary schools totaling 255 (6th and 5th grade) students. Students enjoyed boat rides by the Texas Game Wardens, motorcycle rides by the Eagle Pass Gypsys, ATV rides by the U.S. Border Patrol. Other agencies helping out where the […]

D.A.R.E. is Back in Lamesa Schools

Posted on March 12, 2017 by in D.A.R.E. Comeback, Hometown, News, Texas


By SRO Michael Boyd Daren has finally made his return to LMS! Thank you to SRO Michael Boyd for providing education to encourage our LMS Tors to make safe and healthy decisions. Click image for larger view. D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) is back in Lamesa Schools. We want to thank Jim Knight, our Superintendent, for […]

Anderson County Sheriff’s Office Donates Bikes to Toy Drive

Posted on December 22, 2016 by in Hometown, News, Texas

Anderson County Chief Deputy Troy Black and Captain Todd Choate dropped off 11 bikes for the Herald-Press' Stocking Stuffer Toy Drive on Monday. The bikes are being donated through the D.A.R.E. to Ride Program.

The Anderson County Sheriff’s Office D.A.R.E. to Ride Program donated 11 bikes to the Palestine Herald-Press’ Stocking Stuffers Toy Drive on Monday. According to Sheriff Greg Taylor, kids that graduate from the D.A.R.E. program are asked to write an essay. The essay winners, one boy and one girl, are given a bike through the program. […]

Seguin PD Expands D.A.R.E. Program

Posted on October 5, 2016 by in Hometown, News, Texas

Seguin Police Department's D.A.R.E. Vehicle

The Seguin Police Department has “D.A.R.E.ed” to change lives for more than two decades. From the in-school sessions with D.A.R.E. Officer Hope Vasquez to the Halloween Safe House, Seguin Police Deputy Chief Bruce Ure hopes that the department’s tradition of working with children will keep going for many more years. Through the years, the program […]

D.A.R.E. Officer Goes Above and Beyond for Her Students

Posted on September 7, 2016 by in Hometown, News, Texas

Olga Keese, D.A.R.E. America Officer of the Year

Students in Pecos are learning more than just math and science. A local police officer works full time as a D.A.R.E officer. Officer Olga Keese teaches young students the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse. With thirteen years of experience in the police force, she’s worked her way from the streets to the classroom. Keese […]

DWI Arrests Continue to Decrease in Wichita Falls

Posted on August 18, 2016 by in Hometown, News, Texas

Jeff Hughes

Officer Jeff Hughes said, “The D.A.R.E. program is really good about educating students on the dangers of drinking and driving and drugs.” WICHITA FALLS, TX (KAUZ) – DWI arrests in Wichita Falls are on the decline. Arrests have decreased each of the last three years. In 2012, there were 225 DWI arrests and only 147 […]

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 […]

Seguin PD’s D.A.R.E. Program Hosting 7th Cinderella Ball

Posted on June 13, 2016 by in Events, Hometown, News, Texas

Seguin D.A.R.E. 7th Cinderella Ball

There is a call for kings and princesses to attend a royal ball. The Seguin Police Department’s D.A.R.E. Program is hosting the 7th annual Cinderella Ball from 7 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, June 24 at the Seguin Coliseum. “These ladies who are coming with their father figure are coming home with more than just […]

High School Students Remodel a Home for a Single Mother

Posted on May 6, 2016 by in Hometown, News, Texas

High School Students Remodel a Home for a Single Mother

PECOS – Many people know all about the D.A.R.E. program. It’s an organization that helps kids stay active in the community and off drugs. Volunteers from that program hold an annual project repairing homes for less fortunate families and this year the happy recipients were a single mother and her teen son. A house in […]