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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 […]

Lessons Learned from the Opioid Epidemic: New Challenges and New Opportunities

Posted on September 18, 2017 by in News, Officers, Parents, Special

Mark Gold, MD

Author: Mark Gold, MD The current storyline describing the national opioid epidemic is wrought with sensationalized, media-driven hyperbole and a scarcity of facts. We have described in great detail the increasing number of physicians prescribing pain medications, the lack of limitations related to this practice, and the lack of continuing education regarding risk versus benefit […]

D.A.R.E. Annual Report for 2016

Posted on September 13, 2017 by in Annual Report, News

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D.A.R.E. – The World’s Preeminent Youth Substance Abuse and High Risk Behavior Prevention Education Program Launched in 1983, D.A.R.E. is a comprehensive K-12 education program taught in thousands of schools in America, as well as 52 other countries. Taught by highly trained law enforcement officers, D.A.R.E. Education Programs deliver science and evidence-based curricula that teach […]

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 […]

Celebrating Safely Lesson Material

Posted on August 29, 2017 by in News

CELEBRATING SAFELY This material is designed for D.A.R.E officers to discuss underage drinking, legal and personal ramifications of alcohol use, and providing safety tips for celebrations. This presentation could be presented around the weeks of life celebrations such as homecoming, prom, and/or graduation. In order to access the Celebrating Safely material, please enter your information […]

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

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

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 […]