December 13, 2017

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keepin’ it REAL videos featuring Officer Craig Seibel of the Salem Police Department

In the past 5 weeks, the Salem Police Department released 5 different D.A.R.E. keepin’ it REAL videos. D.A.R.E. is the number one education and prevention program in the world. The US Surgeon General praised the effectiveness of the new D.A.R.E. program known as "keepin' it REAL." keepin' it…

5th Grade D.A.R.E. Graduation at Westside Elementary in Sisseton, SD

"Officer Appel put on a mind blowing graduation for the first kids to graduate a D.A.R.E. program in Sisseton in 20 years. The ceremony included a full police escort with lights and sirens to the performing arts center. We were joined on stage by the Mayor, Sisseton PD, SDHP, BIA, Tribal Officers…

D.A.R.E. New Jersey Newsletter, Volume 1, Issue 3 (December 2017)

N.J. D.A.R.E. Continues to Grow! New Officers Trained And Ready To Teach D.A.R.E. During September of 2017 the D.A.R.E. /Advocacy for Drug Education in New Jersey coordinated and implemented a basic two-week D.O.T class in Bridgewater, N.J. With the committed support of D.A.R.E. America, the…

Hermantown Students Celebrate D.A.R.E. Graduation

172 - 6th graders celebrated graduation together at Hermantown High School on Friday, after completing ten separate classes within the D.A.R.E. program. Officer Tim Battaglia says, "You know, yeah they learn a lot of things, they learn facts and health effects on drugs and alcohol, but the…

‘Awesome Role-Model’ OPD Officer Honored At Kingsford’s Citizenship Awards

OSWEGO – Kingsford Park Elementary School honored Oswego City Police Department Officer Thomas Grover at its recent Citizenship Awards, with the entire student body pitching in to thank him for the “opportunity to have Officer Grover be part of our lives.” Students at Kingsford Park…

WCSO is Teaching Kids to Be Drug Free

VERNON, Fla. - Sheriff Kevin Crews is bringing back the Drug Abuse Resistance Education program to Washington County schools. The program hasn't been taught in Washington County since 2007. The course was offered to fifth graders at Vernon Elementary School and Kate Smith Elementary School in…

Mesick Elementary Students Graduate from D.A.R.E Program

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It was graduation day for some students from Mesick Elementary, but they’re not moving to middle school just yet. Students celebrated their graduation from the D.A.R.E. program with pizza and ice skating at the Wex in Cadillac. The celebration was the culmination of weeks of work in the…

Longtime D.A.R.E. Officer Retires from Custer Elementary

While the school year is still young 5th graders at Custer Elementary School had a special graduation ceremony, and helped take part in a retirement as well. 5th graders completed the D.A.R.E. program today and received their diplomas from their retiring school D.A.R.E. officer, Chief Ranger…

Drugs Take Vast Toll

A letter to the editor of Butler Eagle, from Ashley Hevesy, BSN, RN Butler. The number of overdoses Butler County has seen is absurd. In August, emergency officials responded to six apparent overdoses in a span of nine hours in Butler County, according to news reports. One of those calls was to…

Encounter with D.A.R.E. Officer First Sparked RCPD Lieutenant’s Desire to Serve Community

Freidline said meeting a female officer when she was a student made her want to pursue a job in law enforcement. Erin Freidline didn’t know early in life that she would be part of the police force. All she knew was a D.A.R.E. officer who visited her class in the sixth grade ignited…

Hopewell D.A.R.E.

THE BRADLEY COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE held a graduation ceremony at Hopewell Elementary School to honor fifth-graders who completed the D.A.R.E. program, which was taught by their school resource officer, Sergeant Mitchell Roe. Each student submitted an essay at the conclusion of the program, and the…

YAB Member Samuel Miranda Ferreira at D.A.R.E. Graduation in Brazil

Samuel Miranda Ferreira, D.A.R.E. Youth Advocacy Board Member from Brazil, was at a large D.A.R.E./Proerd graduation recently. He said, "Here in Brazil things are doing great! I am working with my State Police and attending to lots of D.A.R.E. graduations and classes about drugs. I have attached…

Coffee with a Cop, a Project of New Jersey YAB Member Julia Manning

Julia Manning, D.A.R.E. America Youth Advocacy Board Member from New Jersey, completed another part of her project: Coffee with a Cop!! It was held on Saturday, November 18, 2017, from 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon at a local Starbucks in Park Ridge. It was a big hit this year, so many people showed…

Celebrating 25 Years of D.A.R.E. in Salem!

In 1983 a group of educators and police officers in Los Angeles came together and started an innovative prevention program known as D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education). Over the next several years the program grew rapidly on the west coast. The Salem Police Department began their D.A.R.E.…

St. Clair County Deputy Fults to Attend Mentor Officer Training

Darren Fults, St. Clair County Deputy, will be starting a new phase to his 12-year D.A.R.E. career. He will be attending the Mentor Officer Training in Utah in a few short weeks and couldn’t be more excited. Darren will attend the two-week D.A.R.E. Officer Training in Illinois in February 2018…